March has seen a rash of HGV, trailer and cargo thefts, counterbalanced by a string of arrests across the country, according to the latest figures from the freight division of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS). Cheshire Police & Greater Manchester Police arrested two males from Liverpool after responding to a report of two stolen DAF trucks in the early hours of Wednesday 3 March. Both vehicles were recovered. On the same night, Essex Police arrested three men from […]
Hauliers are still parking in unsafe locations with inadequate welfare, hygiene and sanitation facilities – two years after the government promised to provide more secure parking sites.
Leading operators have insisted raising driver pay rates and offering sign-on bonuses will fail to ease the current chronic labour shortage and have instead led to rates increases and firms poaching staff from each other.
The RHA and Logistics UK are among more than 30 signatories of an open letter to the UK Prime Minister and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier, urging them to agree to an “economically sensible” outcome to Brexit negotiations.