The cost of spoiled loads as a result of stowaways getting into UK-bound vehicles could be as high as £1bn a year, the RHA has estimated. Assuming an average value of £30,000 per trailer, that total could be reached if just 1% of the 10,000 loads crossing the Channel every day were tampered with, said RHA chief executive Richard Burnett. “That is a massive and unacceptable cost to our economy and many hauliers are having to absorb large parts of […]
Minister for the cabinet office Michael Gove has agreed to a roundtable discussion between industry representatives and members of the cabinet office to discuss post-Brexit transition plans for hauliers.
An IT issue at DVSA, which is preventing annual test data from being processed, has left dozens of operators struggling to pay Vehicle Excise Duty (VED).
Concerns over the driver shortage and continuing growth in the economy could lead to above-inflation pay rises for 2015, the FTA has suggested.