A traffic commissioner has warned operators that their repute is in jeopardy if they have improperly obtained coronavirus relief loans, after finding one haulier wrongly received £50,000. West Midlands TC Nick Denton found Coventry-based Amazon contractor Mafuwer Logistics had applied for a bounce back loan despite its turnover falling far below the £200,000 threshold to qualify. The company and sole director Harun Omar appeared at a PI in Birmingham after the central licensing office (CLO) noted that almost all of […]
“Draconian” sanctions are increasingly being imposed on firms in the supply chain who make honest mistakes when dealing with non-duty-paid goods, the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned.
Tesco has been stopped from unilaterally withdrawing entitlements to retained pay for workers at its Livingston distribution centre following a ruling in the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
Hauliers should expect to receive an S-mark prohibition and face a follow-up investigation if enforcement officers discover a tyre aged 10 years or older fitted to front axles from next year.