Logistics UK is warning that any attempt by the government to negate parts of the EU Withdrawal Agreement will have severe consequences for UK supply chains. The call came as the RHA criticised the lack of “energy” being exercised by government departments to prepare traders for the UK’s exit from the EU on 1 January next year. Alex Veitch, Logistics UK public policy general manager said: “Logistics UK is concerned about reports that the UK government may jeopardise British business’ […]
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is looking at ways to reduce maximum pallet weights to 750kg in order to cut the risk of injuries to drivers making tail lift deliveries.
The “sluggish” approach some hauliers are taking to preparing for Brexit is shocking, according to Morrison Freight MD Lee Steward.
11) Geoff Dunning, chief exec, RHA and 12) Theo de Pencier, chief exec, FTA While the year-end disappointment of the failure to get a cut in fuel duty may rankle, with hindsight the joint campaigning between the industry’s pre-eminent trade associations (fronted by the FairFuelUK lobby) may be seen as a masterstroke. During this time of “austerity Britain”; “We’re all in it together” and “fixing the roof while the sun shines” holding off a lucrative tax rise for the Treasury […]