PML MD Mike Parr (pictured) has waded into the escalating dispute over Kent County Council’s plan to ban trucks from parking in several areas of Kent for more than 45 minutes. The logistics specialist is working on ways to tackle the issue, he said, amid serious health and safety concerns. A temporary ban introduced in January in seven Kent boroughs was widely criticised, with Logistics UK complaining that both the DfT and the council had failed to consider the welfare […]
A free guide explaining how to access funding and support for employing HGV drivers is being offered to logistics firms.
The Unite union has stoked the fire of an HGV drivers’ strike after accusing employers and the government of a “brazen lack of respect” which was now coming home to roost.
The government’s decision to push back the introduction of health certification of imported products of animal origin, including many food and drink items, is creating uncertainty and instability for operators, Logistics UK said this week.