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 closing date for the 2015 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards on the 2 February (at midnight) is upon us.
The road transport industry will have to help itself, after its call to ‘help us, help you’ via a £150m HGV driver training fund was ignored in yesterday’s Emergency Budget.
Acumen Distribution has grown its fleet of longer semi-trailers from four to 18 15.65m units.