The RHA’s Annual Lunch is one of the most prestigious events in the transport and logistics industry calendar. The event is attended by senior executives from the breadth of the transport sector, government and the media. The lunch offers an excellent opportunity to both entertain your customers and network with your industry peers.
Brian Cox, Alistair Campbell, Lord Deben and James Woudhuysen speak about resource efficiency and waste management solutions.
Today’s news that budget airline Ryanair has seen a 29 per cent drop in profits as a result high fuel costs comes as no surprise to the Road Haulage Association.
The Road Haulage Association has called on the Department for Transport to "end VOSA’s monopoly on annual test of HGVs" and allow the private sector to carry out statutory annual tests of trucks – ending the monopoly of its executive agency, the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency.
The Road Haulage Association welcomes the framework document between the Traffic Commissioners and the Department for Transport and its agencies.
Reports that oil prices may have been another victim of price manipulation come as little surprise to the Road Haulage Association.
The Road Haulage Association is pleased that to date, 28 MPs have pledged their support to scrap the proposed 3p per litre rise in fuel duty, due on 1st August. Find out who supports it so far here.
The Road Haulage Association is pleased that the tanker drivers at the heart of the long-running dispute have voted against strike action in a re-ballot
The Road Haulage Association has reacted strongly to today’s news that the economy has shrunk by 0.2% in the first quarter of 2012.
Clear evidence of naked profiteering by fuel retailers is revealed today by the Road Haulage Association.
‘Fuel Strike – this affects everyone” is the message from the Road Haulage Association as the spectre of a fuel strike looms.
Today’s transport operator is working under more pressure than ever before to deliver goods, services and a successful business. To that end, the RHA, in association with C&C Insurance Brokers Limited, have come up with a fresh approach to insurance; RHA Insure.
The campaign group FairFuelUK has welcomed the initial findings of a major report to be published this week by the Centre for Economics and Business Research which shows that a fuel duty cut of 2.5p per litre would create 180,000 jobs in the first year at no net tax loss. In addition, it would boost GDP by 0.33%.
The Road Haulage Association is pleased that Acting Senior Traffic Commissioner, Beverley Bell, has agreed to present at the RHA Training Conference at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham on Wednesday 27th June.
The Road Haulage Association is concerned that proposals to allow learner drivers to use the country’s motorway network, prior to passing their driving test, could soon become a reality.
At the present time, there is no national forum for transport industry trainers to gather to get the latest news and views on the key issues. This is a gap that the RHA aims to fill with a one-day National Training Conference to be held on Wednesday 27 June at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham.
The Road Haulage Association, the Freight Transport Association and leading sector publisher Road Transport Media, are joining forces to help secure the future of TruckPol through the “Fight Freight Crime, Save TruckPol” campaign.
Peterborough-based RHA Training has just received the CPC exam results from December 2011 and the overall result is one of which the Training Centre staff are justifiably proud.
The Road Haulage Association welcomes the government’s proposals to charge foreign trucks for using UK roads, which were published in a consultation by transport minister Mike Penning this morning.
The Road Haulage Association welcomes the news that Secretary of State for Transport, Justine Greening has appointed Nick Denton as Traffic Commissioner for the South Eastern and Metropolitan Area and Kevin Rooney as Commissioner for the North Eastern Area.
A new dedicated coach and lorry park, serving Birmingham city centre, is now open to hauliers and coach operators, nearly ten years after the closure of the city’s last such dedicated facility.
This is a ‘must have’ addition to the transport office, containing all the advice and information an operator needs to operate an efficient, compliant and of course cost effective business.
The Road Haulage Association is pleased to announce that it has as appointed TRANSGLOBAL TELECOM to become its latest new business partner under the brand of RHA Telecom Solutions.
The Road Haulage Association is delighted that the hard work and dedication of past Chairman Andy Boyle has been recognised in the announcement that he has received an OBE in the New Year Honours list.
The Road Haulage Association has welcomed today’s announcement by Transport for London that it will not penalise operators who have booked their slots for retrofitting of particulate filters, provided they have placed an order in advance of the 3 January deadline.