The RHA has welcomed the publication of a handbook for hauliers to help prepare them for the end of the transition period in just 31 days’ time. The government has faced criticism from the haulage industry for a lack of clarity and information about the systems required to ensure trade flows smoothly in January when the UK leaves the European Union. Information and advice sites have now been set up across the country, which provide assistance on how to apply […]
Two-thirds of MPs support the idea of granting £100m of government funding to train new truck drivers to address the shortfall, exclusive ComRes research commissioned by Motortransport.co.uk and the RHA has found.
The CEO of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned that global political and economic uncertainty linked to societal shifts and changing consumer behaviour is creating “a perfect storm that is driving an unprecedented pace of change within the logistics sector”.
Temperature-controlled specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover rise 16% in 2016, but has warned that increased consumer price pressures as a result of Brexit could affect the stable growth generally associated with the sector.