The RHA has renewed its call for French troops to be deployed to restore order in Calais as migrant numbers continue to swell. In a letter to French prime minister Édouard Philippe, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett warned the situation in Calais is “once again deteriorating rapidly”. He said: “The determination of the migrants is putting lives and livelihoods at risk and the cost to UK-bound hauliers is immense. We estimate this situation has cost hauliers and the UK economy […]
Daf has pledged three years of sponsorship to the Think Logistics scheme, joining Abbey Logistics and the RHA, in its drive to bring in a new generation of the logistics workforce.
The freeze in fuel duty until the end of the current parliament will deliver “significant benefits to the British freight industry” according to the MD of one of the UK’s largest haulage firms.
The RHA and FTA have warned that hauliers operating under the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) face extra costs and unnecessary legislation if proposed changes go ahead.