The RHA has warned vehicle operators not to assume current haulage costs will be sustained during 2015 when negotiating any end-of-year rate increases with customers. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk in the wake of an RHA report showing a 0.18% fall in total haulage costs in the year to 30 September, Nick Deal, manager for logistics development at the association, stressed that excluding fuel, haulage costs had actually risen 2% during the year – citing additional vehicle purchase prices as a result […]
TfL has today (4 October) revealed its Out-of-Hours Consortium, as well as officially announcing new out-of-hours delivery trials will be up and running in London within months.
RHA research has revealed that the long-predicted driver shortage is now severely affecting operators as they gear up for the Christmas peak.
Both the FTA and the RHA have now urged the chancellor to prioritise cutting fuel duty and ensuring the HGV Road User Levy does not negatively impact on UK operators.