International operators suffered due to weak rates during Christmas 2012 due to the recession across most of the Continent, according to an online international backloads service. The latest Freightex European Road Freight Rate Index, based on the price paid per load between November 2012 and January 2013, revealed that rates rose from a low of 113 points in November to a high of 117.8 on 1 January, compared to a high of 116 in the same period last year. Despite […]
The United Pallet Network has revealed the identity of the first of its European service partners as Brownhills, West Mids-based Twente Express.
The RHA has warned vehicle operators not to assume current haulage costs will be sustained during 2015 when negotiating any end-of-year rate increases with customers.
Rates pressure, diesel prices and lorry road user levy revenues are among the points the RHA wants the chancellor to consider ahead of the Budget (20 March).