Trade associations have welcomed the government’s plan to reform the Highways Agency, and the unveiling of the watchdogs that will be charged with ensuring the new private entity delivers. Gerry Keaney, chief executive at the BVLRA, said: “We welcome the reform of the Highways Agency and the government’s desire to introduce a more long-term approach to funding, maintaining and improving the UK’s strategic road network. “The creation of a roads monitor and road user watchdog are a sensible next step […]
The transport secretary promised industry leaders last week that he is working hard to address the chronic shortfall in European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits, which are vital to hauliers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
More operators have reacted to the chancellor’s Budget this afternoon (20 March), with both DBL Logistics and parcel firm APC Overnight supporting George Osborne’s decision to scrap the planned fuel duty rise.
TNT UK remained loss making in its most recent trading period once the one-off gain from the sale of its Business Solutions division is stripped out, its latest accounts show.