Both DHL and the RHA have urged Grangemouth Refinery owner Ineos, the Unite union and workers at the plant, to swiftly resolve their differences and resume fuel production. DHL, which in March took over distribution of fuel for BP from the Grangemouth refinery to airports in Scotland and northern England, said in a statement: “We are naturally concerned for the job security of our employees and encourage both sides to reach a solution to secure the long term future of […]
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.
Operators delivering to B&Q and Screwfix DCs are being called to account by customers as a result of fines.
Chancellor George Osborne has cancelled the planned fuel duty rise in September 2014, confirming a commitment to a duty freeze he made at the Conservative Party Conference in September.