Business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng has asked the UK’s competition watchdog to urgently review the fuel market and make recommendations on how to “strengthen competition”. The request comes amid rising concern that forecourt retailers are not passing on the recent cut in fuel duty. In a letter to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Kwarteng wrote that people were “rightly frustrated” that the government’s £5bn cut in fuel duty, aimed at delivering a 5p-a-litre reduction “does not always appear to have […]
Logistics UK has renewed its appeal to government to provide the clarity and systems hauliers require to ensure trade continues flowing after the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020.
Transport minister Baroness Vere (pictured) has urged fleet operators to review their shift patterns to encourage and retain a more diverse workforce.
DHL Supply Chain has been reappointed by Shell Bitumen in a new five-year contract starting on 1 March 2021.