Defra has launched a consultation on live exports, proposing to ban livestock movements if the temperature falls outside of the range 5–30 degrees, unless vehicles have a thermo-regulation system. The proposals also include stricter conditions for poultry, with a temperature range of between 5 and 25 degrees. In its plans, the government department said there were growing concerns about the requirements for the transport of animals, which did not reflect latest scientific evidence on welfare. It said that now the […]
LEVC has partnered with London artisan butcher Turner & George enabling it to offer zero emission deliveries of fresh meat goods during National Butchers’ Week (8-14 March).
Energy and automotive brand First Hydrogen is bidding for government funding for two green hydrogen production projects in Carrington, Greater Manchester and the Thames Estuary.
Operators face queues of 7,000 trucks in Kent and a two-day wait to reach border, leaked post-Brexit report warns
A leaked government document warns that lack of haulier preparations for Brexit could create major delays on routes to the UK’s channel ports with HGV drivers waiting two days to reach the front of queues of up to 7,000 trucks – whether there is a trade deal with the EU or not.