UK transport companies have until December 2020 to plan for Brexit, the government said today after revealing a transition period between the UK and EU had been agreed.
TfL is still unsure about how much vehicle permits for the Direct Vision Standard will cost, as well as who will be responsible for awarding and regulating them.
It has been 10 months since the government started taxing businesses with the apprenticeship levy. At the moment, only businesses with payrolls of more than £3m have access to the funding pot they are contributing to, but as the levy hits its one-year anniversary the gates should open to smaller hauliers who want funding for training new or existing staff.
Palletways member H&M Distribution has purchased Warrington-based Orion Express Services for an undisclosed sum.
GDPR and industry diversity are among the topics the RHA will cover at the Microlise Transport Conference in May.
Operators need to become better at walking away from uneconomical contracts, according to a supply chain expert, who pointed to KFC’s issues with its new DHL Supply Chain contract as a cautionary tale.
DHL has topped the inaugural Motor Transport Fleet 200, beating Royal Mail, Wincanton, XPO Logistics and Veolia in the first in an annual survey of the largest operators in the United Kingdom by the number of trucks they run.
Palletforce has a continual focus on growth, and our business strategy centres on creating capacity to enable our members to grow, writes Michael Conroy, CEO of Palletforce.
A taskforce of MPs has claimed the government is failing to provide leadership on the controversial issue of clean air zones (CAZs), which many hauliers fear will put them out of business.
FORS has held its fees at the same level for the third year in a row.