The transport industry has given a mixed reaction to today’s (3 March) Spring Budget. Logistics UK welcomed chancellor Rishi Sunak’s moves to support the recovery of the economy, including a freeze in fuel duty and extension to the furlough scheme, but said the industry needed to see greater investment in training programmes to help fill growing job vacancies. Meanwhile, e-commerce specialist Parcelhero warned the Budget would “fail to rescue retail or bail out business”. Alex Veitch, general manager of public […]
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