Major operators are throwing their weight behind a campaign to save TruckPol, led by MT’s sister magazine Commercial Motor, the Road Haulage Association and the Freight Transport Association. Since the withdrawal of its government grant last April, the freight crime intelligence unit has managed to survive on funding from the private sector, including haulage firms and insurance companies. However, without any government money available for the next financial year, the unit is unable to keep operating purely on industry support […]
Rising fuel prices forcing firms to freeze recruitment and vehicle upgrades, according to FairFuelUK and FTA survey
Rising fuel costs are forcing logistics businesses to freeze recruitment, lay-off staff and delay vehicle upgrades, according to a new study from FairFuelUK (FFUK) and FTA.
Following the result of the European Union referendum, which saw 52% of a 72% turnout vote to leave the EU, trade associations have warned the government that “quick work” will be required to steady nerves and avoid new costs and restrictions.
Police in Kent seized a truck after the driver was stopped and arrested in connection with a robbery of scrap metal in Chatham.