The logistics industry has lashed out at government claims that hauliers ignored government warnings to prepare for the driver shortage for five years. The accusation was made by transport minister Baroness Vere in a House of Lord’s debate on the subject. Vere said: “I have been roads minister now for two years, and I had this conversation [about driver shortages] with the haulage sector two years ago. “The TSC [Transport Select Committee] issued a report in 2016, pointing out exactly […]
Prohibitions issued by the police or DVSA during roadworthiness checks have fallen by 19% since 2013, according to figures obtained by Logistics UK.
The transport industry has given a mixed reaction to today’s (3 March) Spring Budget.
Supermarket chain Iceland has reduced its operational carbon footprint by nearly three quarters (74%) since 2011, ensuring it is well ahead of schedule to hit the government’s target of being carbon neutral by 2050.