The RHA has accused Border Force of ignoring the industry’s longstanding concerns about stowaways attempting to enter the UK and the lack of support for HGV drivers. Richard Burnett, chief executive for the RHA told BBC Radio 5 Live that Border Force was not on top of the situation: “My sense is that for a long time we have not been listened to,” he said. “We have not been taken seriously as an industry. For years we have been shouting […]
The reborn TruckPol intelligence service is gaining momentum and financial backing, according to National Business Crime Forum (NBCF) vice-chairwoman Jean Mountain. Mountain, who chaired a second meeting of the forum, which has resurrected TruckPol, told MT the Business Crime Intelligence Bureau, which works alongside the NBCF, had begun feeding information about freight crime through to the RHA as planned. The NBCF itself, meanwhile, is due to lobby MPs at the House of Commons on 22 November. The forum has attracted […]
Companies relying on postal carriers for deliveries into the EU have been warned delays are being caused by couriers struggling with customs and duty charges.
New research has revealed that the number of European drivers parking in the UK plummeted by 26% in January compared to the end of 2020.