Chancellor George Osborne has invited RHA chief executive Richard Burnett to a “formal roundtable discussion” with the Treasury and DfT to discuss possible government “intervention” to address the HGV driver shortage. The RHA has called for government grants to train UK residents to become HGV drivers rather than see an influx of foreign drivers to meet demand. However, the call appeared to have fallen on deaf ears in last month’s autumn statement. In a letter written after the Treasury failed […]
The RHA and FTA have urged TfL to push back its proposed October 2020 start date for requiring Euro-6 lorries across the whole of Greater London.
More than 200 drivers and warehouse staff at white goods manufacturer Indesit UK could be about to walk out, after Unite members voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in a recent ballot.
Expect Distribution has blamed a fall in profit on its loss-making two-man delivery service, which ceased operating in May last year, but said that new deals in its contract logistics business will get it back on track.