Both the RHA and FTA have welcomed the news that Vosa and the DSA are to merge into a single government agency from next year. Services ranging from vehicle testing to driving tests will be handled by an as-yet un-named agency from 2014 but the DfT said that all users of both Vosa and DSA services should expect the same high quality delivery during the transition period. A transitional board, headed by Vosa chief executive Alastair Peoples (pictured), who will […]
The RHA has been forced to defend itself over renewed industry claims that a public inquiry (PI) which could have rejected the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) was not held because the trade association withdrew its formal objections.
The FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June).
Industry associations remain divided over the support the logistics sector requires during the COVID-19 crisis, with the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) demanding a fuel duty derogation and the FTA preferring the Treasury concentrate on alleviating fixed costs.