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 […]
The RHA has confirmed it will be meeting with the Treasury next Friday (20 Feb) to thrash out the potential of direct funding for road haulage employers wanting to train new HGV drivers.
The long-awaited publication of the HSE’s updated tail-lift delivery guidance is facing further delay, some five years after HSE launched a review.
MPs have backed Robert Halfon’s private members bill tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt. The Conservative MP for Harlow, and founder of the PetrolPromise campaign, is calling for the complete tax breakdown (duty and VAT) to be printed on all till receipts issued by fuel retailers. “This initiative will serve as a real wake up call to all users of road fuels; petrol or diesel,” said Road […]