The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn). The RHA said that after legal advice it would now pursue the case for compensation. Richard Burnett, chief executive of the RHA, said: “We consider ourselves duty-bound to acknowledge and act upon our members’ wishes. “They have made it clear that they feel aggrieved at the news of a truck pricing cartel […]
Prohire has invested nearly £1m in its ‘spot rental’ fleet as demand for hire vehicles continues to increase.
Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown.
Corporate Solutions Logistics (CSL) has added 44 trucks and trailers to its fleet to support growing volumes on its contract with supermarket chain Lidl.