Road haulage rates fell by 0.8% in the third quarter of 2013, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown. The fall in prices for freight transport by road in the three months to the end of September is the first ever documented in the ONS’s Services Producer Price Index, which has measured changes in the prices received by businesses in the UK for selected services since late 2010. It leaves road haulage rates just 0.17% higher than […]
The MD of Currie European has warned that customer rates must increase in 2014, to keep pace with the growing cost of running a haulage business.
The government is being urged not to raise fuel duty in the forthcoming Budget following speculation that the first increase in a decade is on the cards.