Logistics UK chief executive David Wells (pictured) has urged the government to extend the number and duration of temporary visas available to EU drivers and rejected the Prime Minister’s claims that the move would represent “uncontrolled immigration”. Responding to Boris Johnson’s suggestion this week that the haulage and logistics industry is to blame for the current supply chain issues, Wells said: “To suggest that it is the fault of the very industry which has kept the country supplied with everything […]
Workers employed by Veolia on its commercial bin collection service are balloting for industrial action in a dispute over pay.
Circle Express said it was in a strong position to trade profitably after business slowed down last year due to the country’s lockdowns.
Industry associations are urging the government to provide finer details on its proposed lorry road user charge (LRUC) following the end of the scheme’s consultation period. The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has questioned how a new grant, set to replace the Reduced Pollution Certificate (RPC) as part of the proposed lorry charging scheme, will affect UK-based operators, particularly those running fleets of 50-plus vehicles. It calculates that its members could lose out on £3.7m in benefits from […]