More deaths involving migrants being smuggled in lorry trailers will happen, the president of the Irish RHA has warned. Eugene Drennan was speaking after four men were found guilty at the Old Bailey of their involvement in a people smuggling ring, which contributed to the deaths of 39 Vietnamese men, women and children in October last year. The discovery of the migrants unresponsive in the trailer of a lorry by its driver, Maurice Robinson, in Grays, Essex was made in […]
Hauliers have demanded the government explains how its system for paying employees 80% of their salaries is going to work following concerns that it isn’t flexible enough to deal with their industry.
The RHA has congratulated Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his General Election victory but urged him to work with the freight and logistics trade on “a number of key issues of vital importance to member companies”.
The RHA has announced that the sign-up process for its new Customs Brokerage Service for international hauliers will begin on 1 November 2020.