Flexible, frictionless trade between Northern Ireland (NI) and GB is vitally important to the continued success of its economy, according to the FTA, which has published key measures needed before Brexit concludes on 31 December.
Moto’s free food for HGV drivers offer is being extended to an additional 14 sites, with free hot drinks for them too.
Hertfordshire-based Carters Haulage entered administration after expanding from one lorry to 40 in just three years to service a blue chip client and then losing the business months later.
Castledene Transport in Kent has teamed up with fellow hauliers Lenham Storage and Alan Firmin to donate 1,000 face visors to a local hospital after discovering the vital PPE was sitting on a floor in Gillingham.
A Redditch haulier closed down with the loss of 39 jobs after it lost two major customers amid an ongoing struggle to recruit drivers, according to its administrator.
The RHA is growing more optimistic that the government will provide extra support for the road transport industry after weeks of “frustrating” discussions with roads minister Baroness Vere.
“The whole nation will owe haulage and logistics workers a huge debt of gratitude,” according to Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Roads and Transport Security, Baroness Vere of Norbiton.
Driver behaviour topped the list for operators when it came to improvements found from fitting camera systems to their HGV fleets.
Cambridgeshire haulier Welch’s Transport has admitted its figures for April will be “a disaster” as it struggles with only 60-70% of normal volumes.
Sustainability is a hot topic as of late. Open any mainstream news website and it won’t take you long to find content focused on anything from limiting pollution to reducing waste plastic.