The RHA has repeated its plea for more government help for hauliers, after a new survey revealed 16% of operators are in danger of becoming insolvent within four weeks. The RHA survey of 600 companies also revealed frustration at the government’s furlough system, which operators say is still too inflexible. More than half of those surveyed called for the introduction of weekly furloughs to help them meet fluctuating customer demands. Another 30% fear that with MOT testing suspended during lockdown […]
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.
The 55-strong Rivus garage network has now been made available to users of the ServicePoint fleet service, maintenance and repair (SMR) platform.
Own-account operator DBC Foodservice has been put into administration, after attempts to sell the business failed. By Chris Druce The £300m turnover company supplies some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Café Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. Other customers include hotels, local authorities, the MoD, NHS and police. Russell Cash, Ben Woolrych and Mark Wilson from Baker Tilly Restructuring and Recovery were appointed to handle the administration yesterday (27 […]