The RHA has demanded that Heathrow Airport update its freight movement facilities “as a matter of urgency”, following complaints of congestion and delay accessing the west London site. Mounting congestion around the airport’s cargo centre is creating severe delays and making the cargo area inaccessible at times, with police frequently turning away vehicles from the area, according to operators. The weakened pound has also seen cargo volumes surge at Heathrow this year, with the airport reporting a 10.5% rise year-on-year […]
Fuel duty will be frozen for the next 12 months, revealed Chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget 2014, despite industry calls for a much-needed reduction.
The cost of regulatory compliance for operators that specialise in chemical distribution will continue to rise, as Brexit will not be able to offer any significant regulation changes in the sector, according to the Chemical Business Association (CBA).
Scottish hauliers are up in arms about the “horrendous” extra costs they face because of the HGV ban on the Forth Road Bridge, which has been extended until the end of February.