Three women from the transport industry have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Lesley O’Brien (pictured), partner at Freightlink Europe, has received an OBE for services to diversity and inclusion. O’Brien has been recognised for being the driving force behind the creation of She’s RHA, which engages not only with women but also other minority and less privileged groups. In January this year O’Brien also launched Freight People, a monthly forum for the transport community which offers expert […]
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been branded ‘complacent’ and accused of carrying out a ‘continued whitewash’ after insisting that its study last year of the UK fuel market yielded no credible evidence of any market manipulation.
The DVSA is considering allowing operators within its Earned Recognition scheme to conduct their own annual tests.
The RHA has written to the Prime Minister urging him to allow the haulage industry access to EU and EEA labour before the supply chain collapses, amid reports that supermarkets are already struggling to receive goods.