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. A meeting last month with business secretary Vince Cable saw RHA chief executive Richard Burnett (pictured) highlight the enormity of the HGV driver shortage crisis affecting the logistics sector, which was taken “very seriously” by the minister, who acknowledged here was an issue. The RHA will be […]
The number one concern of hauliers remains finding enough good drivers, even for those who are not currently recruiting, according to a survey by Pall-Ex.
The FTA and RHA are at odds over a decision by the government to spend a further £44.5m on security for the Port of Calais.
A customs software provider for freight forwarders has told the government there is “a totally unacceptable level of risk” in mandating its Customs Declaration Service (CDS) for shipments to and out of Northern Ireland.