The industry’s leading trade associations have slammed the Welsh government’s decision to ditch plans for a £1.4m M4 relief road, announced today (4 June). The scheme would have seen a new 14-mile stretch of motorway built, parallel to the existing M4 motorway between J23A at Magor to junction 29 at Castleton, to help ease congestion into South Wales around Newport. However Welsh first minister Mark Drakeford said the cost of the project to the government, alongside its environmental impact, meant […]
Tool and equipment hire provider Speedy has become the first company to be awarded an HS2 Earned Recognition (ER) accreditation standard, enabling it to bid for contracts related to the high-speed rail link.
The RHA is to make an emergency submission to the government this week demanding that it steps in and sorts out the industry’s driver shortage, before it undermines the fragile economic recovery.
Claims that the UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as a result of delivery failures and delays caused by migrants attempting to stow away in vehicles passing through Calais are “an exaggeration”, according to the Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF).