Simplifications to the rules on cabotage could be unveiled soon by the European Commission, EC vice president Siim Kallas has confirmed. Speaking at a conference on 16 September organised by the International Road Transport Union (IRU), Kallas said a report to be presented later this year on the state of the European road haulage market “may be accompanied by a proposal that looks at how the rules could be implemented more effectively and efficiently”. Continuing cabotage restrictions “hamper economic efficiency” […]
Pallet networks have so far failed to heed a call by Palletline to join it in reducing maximum pallet weights on tail-lift deliveries – though a number of them say they are considering the issue.
The RHA has written to the Prime Minister urging him to allow the haulage industry access to EU and EEA labour before the supply chain collapses, amid reports that supermarkets are already struggling to receive goods.