Some haulage contractors should be charging over four times the rate they are currently being paid, a prominent costs expert has warned. Brian Fish, MD of logistics and transport consultancy DFF International – who compiles the RHA’s annual cost tables and previously ran family haulage firm Joseph Fish & Sons – has approached MT.co.uk with calculations showing rates per mile that vary, subject to route, from £2.13 to £4.47. Looking at three different daily routes of 100, 200 and 280 […]
RHA applauds Harrow Council decision to scrap cycle lanes after residents complain of rising congestion
The RHA has welcomed Harrow Council’s decision to scrap part of its Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme after a review found the scheme increased congestion and pollution levels as well as delaying emergency services.
Family firm Bowring Transport has seen business return to pre-Covid levels after an annus horribilis which saw the sudden loss of the firm’s much loved MD David Bowring from pancreatic cancer in January 2020, closely followed by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.
More than 60 cargo thefts from trucks have been reported since the beginning of 2021, amounting to over £1m worth of goods stolen, according to the latest figures from the freight division of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS).