Hauliers have delivered a damning verdict of the security, quality and availability of rest stops in the UK, with most rating them ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’. In a survey of more than 1,000 freight and coach firms, 59% described rest stop facilities on motorways and major A roads as inadequate. A further 56% said their availability was either very poor or poor. Just 1% rated their security as ‘very good’. Independent watchdog Transport Focus, which conducted the survey, said satisfaction […]
The European Commission is not expected to decide until this autumn whether to pursue its infringement case against Germany over the imposition of the German minimum wage on hauliers from other nations, an EC spokesman has revealed.
Plans by a Midlands haulage company to expand and build on land in Walsall have been delayed after the local council demanded a noise survey was carried out.
Royal Mail will take on an additional 19,000 employees for the Christmas peak season, 2,600 of whom are intended for its Parcelforce operation.