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 […]
One in five transport business leaders believe there is considerable potential for the use of robots working in the industry within the next decade.
Have you heard about the temporary relaxation of drivers hours and want to know more? Motor Transport’s sister title, Commercial Motor is hosting a free webinar in association with Aquarius about this dramatic change in tachograph legislation. The additional measures being put in place by the Government and the relaxation of the working day allowances will have a dramatic affect on the haulage industry, but what exactly does it mean. This hour-long discussion will look at how it will affect […]
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.