All travel relating to the operation of logistics business has been designated as essential travel by the government during the COVID-19 pandemic. The confirmation comes after both RHA and FTA complained to government officials that logistics workers were being challenged by police and other officials while trying to get to work or carrying out related services such as vehicle washing and delivering spare parts. In a letter sent to the RHA and FTA this week, Ben Rimmington, DfT co-director of […]
Following the result of the European Union referendum, which saw 52% of a 72% turnout vote to leave the EU, trade associations have warned the government that “quick work” will be required to steady nerves and avoid new costs and restrictions.
TNT Express’s Caroline Rose was named Woman of the Year at the 2016 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards.
The RHA is calling on the government to give emergency £2,500 training grants to hauliers to fund the training of new HGV drivers in a bid to head-off a critical shortage of drivers.