Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget was an “olive branch” for logistics firms who have finally heard some good news from the government, according to parcel delivery service ParcelHero. It claimed that the measures outlined in the speech yesterday will reduce the strain on hauliers, as well as reducing the recent friction between the industry and ministers. David Jinks, head of consumer research at ParcelHero, said the Budget: “kicked off with an acknowledgement of the challenges facing the sector and the announcement […]
In November, City Link’s parent Rentokil revealed the express parcels firm had recorded a loss for the first nine months of the year of £24m, albeit £1m less than that posted in the same period of 2011 on revenue up £7m to £225m. Nevertheless Rentokil chief executive Alan Brown reaffirmed his faith in the management team City Link MD Dave Smith has assembled – largely from former colleagues from Royal Mail – and the latest three year recovery plan that […]
The RHA has been forced to defend itself over renewed industry claims that a public inquiry (PI) which could have rejected the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) was not held because the trade association withdrew its formal objections.
The RHA has announced that the sign-up process for its new Customs Brokerage Service for international hauliers will begin on 1 November 2020.