The government must resolve groupage and parcel service issues to the EU after evidence showed that high rates and increased paperwork were threatening the profitability of SMEs, according to a Lords report. The EU Goods sub-committee said higher haulage rates and issues with groupage and parcel delivery services were piling the pressure on food and agricultural produce exporters, especially smaller businesses. It cited evidence from the Provision Trade Federation (PTF), which confirmed that higher haulage rates due to the post-Brexit […]
The government has no plans to assess the safety impact of the relaxation of HGV drivers’ hours, despite extending the scheme this week to the end of October as part of wider plans to continue it for another four months.
Online sales are set to forge ahead of spending in physical stores for the first time this Christmas, according to the latest data from home delivery specialist ParcelHero.
Highways England plans to step up its “smart” motorway programme, the agency’s strategy and planning director Elliott Shaw told delegates at a strategy day this week.