Events haulier Stagefreight has bagged itself a ‘Road Freight Operator of the Year’ gong at Logistics UK’s annual awards, after pivoting into different sectors during the pandemic. David Wells, chief executive at Logistics UK, said: “The Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of the logistics industry to UK PLC and had a considerable effect on other industries across the nation. “Stagefreight, a successful events transport firm, found itself adapting working practices as a result of the significant drop in the […]
Work on post-Brexit freight software is unlikely to be ready for the 1 January deadline, the Association of Freight Software Suppliers (AFSS) has warned.
Hauliers are calling on the Port of Felixstowe to get its house in order and tackle “outrageously long delays” at the port before the Christmas rush.
Growth in haulage rates slowed almost to a halt in the first three months of the year, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Average haulage rates grew by just 0.1% against a 2005 baseline in the first quarter of 2013, down from 0.2% during the final quarter of 2012, the latest Services Producer Price Index from the ONS has revealed.