Industry associations remain divided over the support the logistics sector requires during the COVID-19 crisis, with the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) demanding a fuel duty derogation and the FTA preferring the Treasury concentrate on alleviating fixed costs. Last week the APN, which represents the UK’s eight pallet networks, issued a call for an exemption from fuel duty, by way of red diesel use, or an exemption certificate issued against operator licences. APN chairman Paul Sanders said: “The majority of […]
Witney, Oxfordshire-based Chris Hayter Transport saw profits drop by 22% last year, which it said was expected in the current economic conditions.
Trade creditors owed money by Gloucester-based Lima Logistics, which collapsed into administration as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, are expected to receive a dividend.
The government has approved Leeds City Council’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) plans, which will see pre-Euro-6 trucks charged £50 per day to enter.