The government must freeze fuel duty, delay the new rules affecting red diesel use and introduce an essential user rebate for HGV operators in response to soaring costs, according to the RHA. The business group said the war in Ukraine was forcing fuel costs ever higher and the effect threatened to be devastating for haulage operators. RHA executive director for policy and public affairs Rod McKenzie said: “Ours is a low margin industry – the average haulage business makes an […]
The government has confirmed that around 50,000 workers will need to be recruited to fill out customs paperwork for trade with the EU after Brexit in a Canada-style deal.
Logistics employers are starting to see the green shoots of recovery, according to a report from Logistics UK, published this week.
The RHA has congratulated Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his General Election victory but urged him to work with the freight and logistics trade on “a number of key issues of vital importance to member companies”.