As hauliers face yet another rise this summer in insurance premium tax, MT looks at what action industry can take to lessen its impact Hauliers have not taken kindly to the government’s decision to once again hike the tax on insurance premiums. The tax rise, announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond in the Autumn Statement, sees insurance premium tax (IPT) increase from 10% to 12% in June 2017. This follows an earlier hike to the tax which saw […]
Plans for a new international rail freight terminal at Mossend in Bellshill have been approved by Scottish ministers.
Knights of Old Group has purchased 12 new MAN TGX tractor units in a deal worth almost £1m.
The UK’s brightest female talent within road transport are being called to enter the 2013 Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. With seven categories, including director of the year, industry champion, and team leader of the year, the awards aim to highlight the diverse career opportunities available in the sector and raise awareness of the number of talented females excelling in what has long been perceived a male-dominated sector. Maxine Benson, co-founder of everywoman, said: “The transport and logistics sector […]