Operators introduce heavy weekly surcharges to pass soaring fuel costs to customers


 

Leading operators have admitted they have been forced to pass on rapidly rising fuel costs to their customers by employing significant surcharges. The news comes in a week that has seen the steepest hike in fuel prices for 18 years, triggered largely by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The latest average price of a litre of diesel stands at around £1.61, prompting hauliers to review their fuel policies as already tight margins are stretched to breaking point. The RHA has also […]