RHA chief executive Richard Burnett has paid tribute to the “positive response” from transport secretary Grant Schapps MP (pictured) to a set of measures requested to support the haulage industry through the coronavirus epidemic. In a letter to Schapps seen by MT, Burnett warned that his members were “reporting catastrophic effects on their businesses” and the government needs to make “immediate financial intervention” to prevent mass bankruptcies. “I am in regular contact with Grant Schapps and am confident he understands […]
The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is calling on governments and banks to help ease the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on operators so they can continue to keep supplies moving.
Trade associations have welcomed London Councils’ decision not to introduce mandatory fitting of sideguards and class V and VI close-proximity mirrors aspart of its London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).
CEVA Logistics saw its turnover fall by 10% last year due to the non-renewal of existing contracts.