A ban on the sale of new diesel-powered HGVs by 2040 in order to “decarbonise freight” is practicable if the government and industry work together on alternatives, a new report claims. The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) said “a new conversation” was needed between haulage operators and the government and that by adopting new technologies, such as batteries and hydrogen, it would be possible to achieve zero emissions from freight by 2050. The government has already announced an end to the […]
The RHA and FTA have attacked the Migration Advisory Committee’s call to favour high-skilled migrants after Brexit, warning it would amplify the skills shortage the logistics sector already faces.
The RHA has welcomed the government’s decision to investigate the pre-pack administration process after the Insolvency Service announced a review that aims to make the procedure more transparent for creditors.
A “trail blazing” scheme for hauliers that pays £75 for each container moved by rail has expanded to offer a coastal and short sea shipping solution as well.