The availability of trucks and drivers is now a critical issue threatening to stifle road transport’s recovery and hurt the wider UK economy, the MD of Pallet-Track has warned. Speaking to MT, pallet network boss Nigel Parkes described managing a return to growth within the industry and the networks themselves as a key challenge faced by all transport firms. “What you have had are operators cutting their cloth to survive. Where do those drivers and vehicles come from?” asked Parkes. […]
Fuel duty is set to be increased next year and will climb each year after that in line with inflation.
Palletforce has set up a ‘Brexit Taskforce’, which aims to give members advice and assistance to ensure they are prepared and ready for the country’s departure from the EU.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has been unveiled as the new name for the combined Vosa and Driving Standards Agency (DSA) today (28 November).