The RHA is meeting with transport minister Baroness Vere and DfT officials tomorrow to demand urgent action on the driver shortage crisis as goods continue to disappear from supermarket shelves across the country and the hospitality industry struggles to get sufficient supplies. The meeting comes as wholesalers and suppliers warned this week of increasing food shortages in supermarkets, pubs, restaurants and care homes as suppliers’ haulage partners struggle to find enough drivers to ensure deliveries. The UK is suffering from […]
The RHA has called for better information to be made available to truck operators about cross-Channel delays after an alarming spike in illegal migrant activity in Calais last week.
The run-up to Christmas always poses serious challenges for operators, often stretching resources to breaking point, writes Simon Jack.
The RHA and FTA have warned that hauliers operating under the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) face extra costs and unnecessary legislation if proposed changes go ahead.