The RHA has congratulated Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his General Election victory but urged him to work with the freight and logistics trade on “a number of key issues of vital importance to member companies”. “Over the past three years we have highlighted the risks and impacts of whatever Brexit approach is taken,” said RHA CEO Richard Burnett (pictured). “Enough time to implement and transition to any new arrangements for customs, lorry access regulations and labour is essential to […]
The RHA has called on political parties to put road freight at the heart of transport policy making ahead of the general election.
The RHA has said that rather than sabre-rattling and pushing for powers to fine, local councils would be better served encouraging dialogue between residents and businesses if they want to cut the number of trucks breaching weight-limits.
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.