The government’s suspension of all Clean Air Zone schemes to January 2021 is not long enough, the RHA has insisted.
The government is to suspend all Clean Air Zones until at least January 2021, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The need for drivers to undergo HGV driver medicals is to be suspended – possibly for a year – as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a letter sent by MP Robert Buckland to a constituent.
Pall-Ex has launched a campaign celebrating the logistics industry’s contribution to keeping supply chains moving during the UK’s coronavirus lockdown.
Plummeting sales during the COVID-19 lockdown could force petrol stations to close leaving some hauliers facing fuel shortages, fuel retailers are warning.
Yodel has joined forces with Tesco, Absolute Taste and other businesses to form a charity which aims to feed thousands of critical NHS workers over the next three months.
The FTA is calling for an extension to the government’s furlough scheme, “sympathetic” repayment terms on government loans taken out during the pandemic and post-pandemic funding for the logistics industry to ensure the rapid recovery of the UK’s supply chain.
A haulage operator has condemned the actions of a parking control firm that targeted one of its trucks on an Enfield industrial estate while the country was in lockdown.
CEVA Logistics is delivering a major shipment of medical supplies this week to NHS hospitals and surgeries across the country, as part of a government initiative to bring all UK healthcare distribution under one umbrella during the COVID-19 crisis.
The RHA is calling on the government to support the haulage industry after 6,500 responses within 36 hours to a survey of hauliers showed that 46% of the UK truck fleet – around 240,000 vehicles – is now parked up with no work.