Industry bodies are to collaborate on a new joint initiative to promote the road haulage industry, with a focus on improving its public image and attracting more employees. The new organisation, to be formed by the RHA, FTA, CILT and Institute of Road Transport Engineers (IRTE), was the outcome of a roundtable discussion held by the four trade bodies, who said further details will be confirmed by the end of September. FTA chief executive David Wells said: “We are in […]
The government will work to avoid the “disaster” of a hard border between the Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit by keeping customs regulation to a minimum, but the RHA said it has reservations about the lack of detail provided.
A shortage of suitable subcontractors contributed to a squeeze on margins at automotive logistics specialist Brit European Transport in its last financial year.
The government must change tack and stop penalising the road transport industry over emissions while allowing car owners to get off scot-free, according to the FTA.