The road transport industry will have to help itself, after its call to ‘help us, help you’ via a £150m HGV driver training fund was ignored in yesterday’s Emergency Budget. Having led a delegation of hauliers to Downing Street last month, the RHA’s push for a training fund to help alleviate the chronic driver shortage, and in doing so boost productivity, was not rewarded. Richard Burnett, chief executive of the RHA, said: “In his spring Budget George Osborne recognised the […]
Pallet distribution hauliers have banded together under a new RHA forum that aims to tackle major issues facing the sector and share best practice.
The logistics sector has triumphed in its hard-fought battle to receive funding towards HGV driver licence acquisition for apprentices.
Trade associations have cautioned against adding further complexity into the London supply chain, after TfL went live with its latest Direct Vision Standard (DVS) consultation.