Soaring wage, fuel and energy costs crippling many operators, RHA tells Chancellor


 

Thousands of small hauliers are at breaking point and require emergency action to help keep them afloat, including a fuel duty freeze, an essential-user rebate and a 12-month delay to the red diesel rule changes, according to the RHA. In its submission to the Chancellor ahead of his Spring statement on 23 March, the group said transport firms were operating under severe pressures with huge increases in wage, fuel, and energy costs compounded by an acute shortage of drivers, vehicles, […]