The FTA has seen enquiries to its member advice centre more than double since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. Common questions from haulage and logistics operators relate to the furloughing of drivers, medical certificates due to expire, relaxation of drivers’ hours rules and calibration of tachographs. On average, it normally answers 28,000 questions from FTA members each year, but enquiries to the advice centre have spiralled as the unprecedented nature of the outbreak puts a huge strain on the […]
Menzies Distribution has expanded into delivering food products to over 500 One Stop stores to help the retailer cope with a surge in demand during the Covid-19 lockdown.
The FTA and RHA have welcomed the HGV Road User Levy Act, which became law yesterday (28 February).
The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) said new figures for the first six months of 2020 show the UK pallet network sector was “far less affected in terms of volume than the early experience of European counterparts indicated”.