Road Haulage Association national chairman Peter Barber has announced that the association’s chief executive, Geoff Dunning, is to retire at the end of August. Dunning, who joined the RHA in 1987 as manager of the north eastern district, has been chief executive for five years. Revealing the move at the RHA’s annual lunch today (15 May), Barber thanked Dunning for his “sterling work” as chief executive, adding that he was unable to announce Dunning’s replacement yet for administrative reasons. “But […]
Pallet networks achieved record volume last year , with almost 16 million pallets processed though the UK’s collection of central hubs.
Pressure is mounting on the DfT and Treasury to ringfence the money raised by the HGV Road User Levy for the benefit of the road transport sector. The levy, which could begin in April 2014 if approved by Parliament, and will see operations pay a daily charge of up to a £10 or a maximum of £1,000 a year per truck to use of UK roads, is expected to raise net revenues of £20m. Almost all of this will be […]
The RHA has renewed its call for French troops to be deployed to restore order in Calais as migrant numbers continue to swell.