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 brightest female talent working in the logistics industry have until 10 February to enter the 2014 FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards.
Operators face a potential triple whammy in the chancellor’s Autumn Statement on 25 November with cuts to spending on local roads, the DVSA’s enforcement budget and an increase in fuel duty on the cards.
The RHA has called for the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to be scrapped in its London mayoral election manifesto.