FairFuelUK (FFUK) is demanding the creation of an independent watchdog to monitor pricing and transparency at the pumps, amid warnings that the cost of fuel could hit £1.43/44 for diesel. The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Fair Fuel held its annual general meeting earlier this week and new FFUK chairman, Charlie Elphicke, said the government needed to set up PumpWatch – a powerful watchdog that would ensure hauliers and drivers were getting a fair deal. The Dover MP said: “It’s clear […]
The cabotage rights of EU hauliers in the UK could be suspended if the EU does not agree to allow UK hauliers continued access to Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK government has warned.
Consumption of transport fuels fell slightly in the third quarter of 2012, new figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) show. The data reveals that a 5.6% fall in petrol deliveries during the quarter were largely offset by a 3.4% rise in diesel deliveries. In all, just over 4.5 billion litres of petrol (Q3 2011: 4.77 billion litres) and 6.52 billion litres of diesel (Q3 2011: 6.3 billion) were delivered during the quarter. Of the diesel, some […]
The UK arm of German transport giant Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is poised to take advantage of the opportunities Brexit will bring.