A third group action has been registered with the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) seeking redress for those affected by the €3bn truck price-fixing cartel. Law firm Edwin Coe is seeking damages for businesses that were both direct and indirect purchasers of trucks (companies that used transport services provided by hauliers). It has signed up 27 businesses so far, including Co-op, Poundland and brewers Adnams and Fuller’s, to its class action. It is estimated that approximately 10 million trucks sold across […]
The FairFuelUK (FFUK) campaign has suggested that leaving the EU could help the UK solve its HGV driver shortage.
Government plans requiring UK employers to conduct immediate “right to work” checks on all EU staff in the event of a no-deal Brexit are unworkable and could spell catastrophe for the logistics supply chain, according to the FTA.