The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has strengthened its policy team with the appointment of Jon Garson as advisory board consultation manager. The UKWA policy team is tasked with engaging with government and other policy influencers to build awareness of the challenges facing the sector, promote the interests of the warehousing community and to contribute on […]
The DfT has confirmed it has no plans to extend the relaxation in enforcement of drivers’ hours rules that has been in effect since late July due to cross-Channel delays arising from industrial action and migrant problems.
DAF Trucks MD Laurence Drake has warned that the 2035 and 2040 end-of-sale dates for non-zero emission vehicles will be “a cliff edge” without government incentives and favourable energy prices. Speaking at a media event in central London, Drake (pictured) said there were currently “way too many variables” to predict which technology would win out […]
Industry associations are urging the government to provide finer details on its proposed lorry road user charge (LRUC) following the end of the scheme’s consultation period. The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has questioned how a new grant, set to replace the Reduced Pollution Certificate (RPC) as part of the proposed lorry charging […]