MT takes a look at yesterday’s pre-Brexit budget (29 Oct) delivered by Chancellor Phillip Hammond to see what lies ahead for the logistics sector and UK economy as it approaches a crucial point. Infrastructure The government has committed £30bn in its “biggest ever” strategic roads investment programme. It will pay for this with £28.8bn of money raised from Vehicle Excise Duty to create a National Roads Fund. It will be used to fund major schemes such as the North Devon […]
The government must change tack and stop penalising the road transport industry over emissions while allowing car owners to get off scot-free, according to the FTA.
UPN has hailed the “significant progress” it made last year, after turnover grew by almost 4% to £9.9m.
Transport industry business groups have demanded that adequate hygiene facilities, including hot and cold running water, are available to all drivers and warehouse operatives delivering to, or collecting from business premises.