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 […]
Drivers benefitted from above-average, above-inflation wage increases this year as operators looked to secure a labour force against the background of the driver shortage.
The skills shortage and the industry’s image will be at the forefront of a workshop hosted by the RHA at the Microlise Transport Conference.
The legacy of last year’s successful Olympic and Paralympic Games will be collaboration, according to the head of the FTA.