The Unite union has called on the government to ringfence money raised from foreign truck operators by the HGV Road User Levy for investment in the UK’s transport infrastructure. In a transport strategy document published last week, the union suggested any funds raised by the levy, which is due to come into force in April 2014 and is expected to raise £20m a year, should “be put back into improving a safe and sustainable transport infrastructure”. A statement by the […]
Highways England, the body replacing the Highways Agency next week (1 April), has conceded it needs to strengthen its relationship with the logistics sector.
The Highways Agency has renewed a contract with Norbert Dentressangle to manage the storage and distribution of goods in support of road repairs and maintenance throughout the country.