Minister for the cabinet office Michael Gove has agreed to a roundtable discussion between industry representatives and members of the cabinet office to discuss post-Brexit transition plans for hauliers. The UK is due to leave the EU single market and customs union on 31 December, sparking widespread fears that the new arrangement will cause chaos for hauliers at the channel ports. Last week RHA director of policy, Rod McKenzie told BBC news that the UK is “sleepwalking into a disaster” […]
The skills shortage and the industry’s image will be at the forefront of a workshop hosted by the RHA at the Microlise Transport Conference.
Transport industry business groups have demanded that adequate hygiene facilities, including hot and cold running water, are available to all drivers and warehouse operatives delivering to, or collecting from business premises.
Major operators are throwing their weight behind a campaign to save TruckPol, led by MT’s sister magazine Commercial Motor, the Road Haulage Association and the Freight Transport Association. Since the withdrawal of its government grant last April, the freight crime intelligence unit has managed to survive on funding from the private sector, including haulage firms and insurance companies. However, without any government money available for the next financial year, the unit is unable to keep operating purely on industry support […]