The RHA has said the Transport Committee report into the driver shortage, which said that current measures to tackle the issue are not enough to resolve it, is a “fair reflection” of the industry’s problems. The report called on both the government and the industry to do more to tackle the shortage of drivers, but RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said it was important to “not lose sight of the positives”. “This is a great, diverse and vital industry with […]
The RHA is calling on the government to give emergency £2,500 training grants to hauliers to fund the training of new HGV drivers in a bid to head-off a critical shortage of drivers.
A sharp increase in demand for storage space has been highlighted by a new report on the UK ‘big box’ warehousing market.
The government has revealed its intention to double cycling activity in the UK by 2025, publishing a ten-year plan setting out its goal.