A competition offering £10m of funding to firms that can develop ways to move freight and people more efficiently is attracting strong interest. The competition, dubbed “Enhancing the end-to-end journey”, was launched by government agency Innovate UK in August this year. It aims to cut traffic congestion by making journeys and freight delivery more efficient. Innovate UK predicts traffic congestion will cost the UK economy £300bn over the next 16 years. Industry interest has been so strong that Innovate UK […]
Cullimore Group’s MD has called for haulage to get the support and recognition it deserves as the industry gears up for the RHA’s National Lorry Week.
Hauliers in Northern Ireland said they had become “deeply concerned” by the lack of government engagement about how trade will continue between their country and mainland UK after Brexit.
UK haulage operators are estimated to see £7.5bn wiped off their turnover this year as the “catastrophic impact” of the coronavirus continues, according to the International Road Transport Union (IRU).