Rising fuel costs are forcing logistics businesses to freeze recruitment, lay-off staff and delay vehicle upgrades, according to a new study from FairFuelUK (FFUK) and FTA. FFUK’s March 2019 study into fuel prices revealed that 19% of 17,231 respondents said rising fuel prices had forced them to freeze staff recruitment. A further nine per cent said the rise had forced them to lay-off staff. Eighty percent of respondents said they were planning to keep their commercial vehicle for the next […]
Biofuels are not a cost-effective means of reducing emissions from road transport and pose significant sustainability problems, a new study from independent think-tank Chatham House has suggested.
New figures from the Office of Rail and Road have shown that rail freight deliveries are becoming more reliable, with just under 80% of freight trains arriving at their destination within 10 minutes of scheduled arrival time in 2014-2015.
London Councils is to push ahead with plans to change the conditions of the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to mandate the fitting of side guards and uprated mirrors to LGVs making deliveries in London