A reduction in import tariffs for new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit will still cripple UK haulage, according to manufacturers and trade associations. The Department for International Trade (DIT) said that following discussions with industry and consumer groups, it had cut a planned 22% tax on HGV imports to 10%, bringing it into line with the car industry. The DIT said the lower tariffs would strike a better balance between the needs of British producers and the […]
Sadiq Khan’s transport plan for London “totally fails” to consider freight operators and their customers and shows a “fundamental ignorance” of how logistics and supply chains work, the RHA has said.
Diversity and inclusion in the workplace are key to a thriving and successful logistics sector, says Lesley O’Brien, Freightlink Europe and Freight Train.
The UK’s brightest female talent within road transport are being called to enter the 2013 Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. With seven categories, including director of the year, industry champion, and team leader of the year, the awards aim to highlight the diverse career opportunities available in the sector and raise awareness of the number of talented females excelling in what has long been perceived a male-dominated sector. Maxine Benson, co-founder of everywoman, said: “The transport and logistics sector […]