A confidential reporting system where transport employees can flag up safety concerns is being introduced into the road haulage industry. Ciras, which has been used for 20 years by railway operators, is a not-for-profit, independent member organisation governed by a committee of industry representatives. It was launched in 1996 to provide confidential reporting for employees working at ScotRail. It provides a mechanism for members’ staff to raise a safety issue, in confidence, which is then taken to the employer to […]
The RHA and Microlise are to train military veterans who have spent time in prison for jobs in the logistics industry.
Chancellor George Osborne has invited RHA chief executive Richard Burnett to a “formal roundtable discussion” with the Treasury and DfT to discuss possible government “intervention” to address the HGV driver shortage.
A leading commercial vehicle insurance broker has expressed surprise that the logistics sector has not reacted more angrily to the 3.5% hike in insurance premium tax (IPT) that came into effect this month.