APN demands freeze on fuel duty and VAT exemption


Pallet networks are demanding that the government pause VAT on diesel for hauliers in light of soaring prices and the knock-on effect on the cost of goods. The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) said fuel represented a third of total haulage costs and operators will be unable to sustain their work without passing the rising costs on to customers, which then risks spiralling inflation. The APN has written to the chancellor of the exchequer and the transport secretary to request […]