Roy Bowles OBE, founder and chairman of air cargo specialist Roy Bowles Transport, died suddenly last Thursday after a short illness at the age of 84. His son and joint managing director Stephen Bowles said Roy was being treated in hospital for a chest infection which developed into pneumonia. “He was sharp ‘til the end,” Stephen said, “and I was by his side.” Roy Bowles was one of the pioneers of air freight haulage when he started moving cargo from […]
The freeze in fuel duty until the end of the current parliament will deliver “significant benefits to the British freight industry” according to the MD of one of the UK’s largest haulage firms.
The DfT has denied that it is looking to replace the HGV Road User Levy with a distance-based road user charge for HGVs.
Dover MP Charlie Elphicke accepted a gift of £22,577 from the RHA this year, according to the government’s annual Register of Interests released last month.