The number of women holding senior positions in the vital transport and logistics sector has grown to a substantial degree with an ever increasing number of females now holding top jobs in areas of both regulation and operations.
The Road Haulage Association welcomes today’s announcement that the proposed January fuel duty increase will be cancelled and that the 5pence per litre proposed for August 2012 will be reduced to 3 pence per litre.
The government should require leading companies to pay their suppliers promptly in order to get more money to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), says the Road Haulage Association.
Today’s long awaited fuel debate in the House of Commons saw an excellent turn out of cross party support; culminating in MPs backing a motion for action on fuel duty.
UK growth and competitiveness can ill-afford further increases in diesel duty, which is already by far the highest in the EU. That is the message from the Road Haulage Association, ahead of tomorrow’s road fuel price debate in the House of Commons.
The RHA has welcomed the publication of an extensive survey of truck stop provision across England carried out by the Department for Transport.
The thoughts of the members of the Road Haulage Association and its staff are with those who suffered losses, the people from the emergency services who dealt with the consequences and everyone else involved in the horrific accident on Friday, 4th November.
Fuel prices will be pushing ever higher over the coming weeks is the warning from the Road Haulage Association.
The Road Haulage Association is delighted at the news that the issue of crippling fuel prices will finally receive a formal debate in the House of Commons.
With truck and van sales up and the service and repair sector serving a busy road transport business, confidence is building for the 2012 CV Show and its dedicated Workshop zone.
The Road Haulage Association notes the announcement of trials of longer semi-trailers lasting up to ten years.
The Road Haulage Association’s Annual Lunch takes place on Tuesday, 4 October – make sure you don’t miss out.
Today, 3 October, the Road Haulage Association, together with compliance and certification specialists the Alcumus Group, is launching the ‘RHA Smart Safety’ health and safety solution.
The Road Haulage Association has welcomed the news that the European Commission has approved the UK Government application for the rural fuel duty rebate scheme in principle and has formally published the legislative proposal required for a change in EU law.
Hauliers intending to travel to Scotland in the next 3 days (12 -15 September), should expect severe weather conditions with associated road closures and delays due to storm damage.
The Road Haulage Association’s Annual Lunch takes place in just over 4 week’s time on Tuesday, 4 October – make sure you don’t miss out.
The RHA's monthly magazine ROADWAY can now be viewed from your smart phone.
RHA Recovery members are urging government agencies to give them permission to use red flashing lights similar to the emergency services.
The underlying logic of the Department for Transport’s new consultation on charging utilities for peak period road works should be applied also to publicly-funded road maintenance.
While the news that Sainsburys is offering its customers a 12ppl fuel price saving, (if they spend £60 in store), this will not be of any help to UK hauliers, still being faced with crippling pump prices.
The Road Haulage Association has welcomed today’s news that the supermarket giants have lowered the price of fuel by two pence per litre.
The Road Haulage Association has welcomed a new campaign against lorry drivers who use magnets to stop their tachograph recording time spent driving.
aulage and distribution costs in and around London are going to rise significantly during the extended Olympic period, the Road Haulage Association has warned.
Two main barriers to growth in the logistics sector have been identified by members of the Road Haulage Association: difficulties in accessing capital/cash flow; and congestion and the quality of the road network.
his year’s speaker will be Transport for London Commissioner Peter Hendy CBE. Peter is the man with overall responsibility for the Capital's transport system including London’s underground rail network and of course, meeting the challenges and logistical implications of the 2012 Olympic Games; now less than 12.