The haulage industry fared better than most UK sectors during the second quarter of the year, with a slowdown much less pronounced than elsewhere, according to official figures. ONS data shows total business investment in the UK transportation and storage sector fell to £2.6bn in April, May and June 2020 – down from £3.1bn in Q2 2019, a 17.8% reduction. But this was significantly less than the dramatic reduction seen in the wider economy, which fell 26.1%. Tax relief consultancy […]
The FTA has accused the government of “heel dragging” over its continued failure to confirm the suspension of D4 medicals for HGV drivers despite allegedly agreeing a workaround with the DVLA over a week ago.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is mulling a new tax on deliveries, according to Downing Street, as part of plans to revive the high street and cut emissions and congestion.
Palletline has completed its newly created business development team line-up, welcoming Amy Liston, Robert Carter and Peter Stewart to the pallet network.