The freeze in fuel duty until the end of the current parliament will deliver “significant benefits to the British freight industry” according to the MD of one of the UK’s largest haulage firms. Andrew Baxter, who took a 90% controlling stake in Europa Worldwide in August, said that duty rises had seen the knock on effect of higher transport costs leading to rising prices further down the line. “For too long the British freight industry has been unfairly penalised by […]
The level of financial standing standard O-licence holders will have to demonstrate is likely to increase in 2017, due to the drop in the value of the pound against the euro.
A public consultation has been launched into proposals for a new lorry parking area as an alternative to Operation Stack in Kent.
Transport minister Andrew Jones and new deputy chair of TfL Valerie Shawcross will speak at LowCVP’s Annual Conference on 30 June.