RHA director of policy Jack Semple has called on haulage customers to take more responsibility for ensuring the rates they pay are commercially sustainable. Responding to recent comments by Matthew Kibble Transport in sister publication Commercial Motor (20 September) about backhaul being offered rates as low as £1.10 a mile, Semple said: “We urge customers to pay a sustainable haulage rate – and £1.10 a mile is not a sustainable haulage rate.” RHA members cannot see how it is possible […]
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