The closure of the Forth Bridge will have cost the industry an estimated £16m by the new year, despite the DfT’s decison to relax drivers’ hour laws. The bridge was closed at midnight on 4 December after a crack in the steelworks led to it being deemed unsafe for use. The RHA said it was “deeply concerned” the Scottish government was failing to “fully appreciate” the knock on effects of the closure on the industry. Routes avoiding the bridge could […]
Industry associations remain divided over the support the logistics sector requires during the COVID-19 crisis, with the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) demanding a fuel duty derogation and the FTA preferring the Treasury concentrate on alleviating fixed costs.
A proposed new migrant camp in Dunkirk, just 30 miles from Calais, has been criticised by the RHA and the FTA.
Delivery management firm Whistl has teamed up with Road to Logistics to offer HGV drivers roles with Whistl at its Bedford Super Depot.