Edge Transport’s new Deeside base is fully operational, following an official opening ceremony attended by former secretary of state Lord Barry Jones and RHA chief executive Richard Burnett. The company relocated from Llay, Wrexham to Deeside in May of this year. The new 6.2 acre site houses a warehouse, which is already operating at 95% capacity, a transhipment area, an office block and “extensive” trailer parking. The family-run company also has received planning permission to build a second warehouse. MD […]
The number of clandestines detected by Border Force almost doubled last year, according to the Home Office, although it refused to confirm how many were discovered at individual ports.
The FTA has poured cold water on suggestions that operators could perform annual roadworthiness tests on their own vehicles.
Chancellor George Osborne has invited RHA chief executive Richard Burnett to a “formal roundtable discussion” with the Treasury and DfT to discuss possible government “intervention” to address the HGV driver shortage.