fuel price rises

Why the logistics industry needs to double down on ‘nearshoring’

 
Could switching from ‘just in time’ to ‘just in case’ help cut costs and ease supply chain pressure? Bart Coppelmans, director industry solutions, global head of supply chain and logistics, HERE Technologies explains the benefits Major geop…

Call for new Transport Secretary to take urgent action to help hauliers

 
RHA is calling on the new Transport Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan and her team at DfT to take urgent action to reduce the cost of fuel through tax relief by introducing a targeted essential user rebate for hauliers. This is the key demand at th…

Industry hails ‘mini-budget’ tax cuts but calls for longer-term support

 
The new Chancellor’s significant package of tax cuts has been largely welcomed by the haulage and logistics sector, which has been specifically designed to help support business growth. Logistics UK said Kwasi Kwarteng’s ‘mini budget’ provided f…

Call for “ambitious” ZEV mandate to meet growing demand for electric vans

 
Government plans to mandate OEMs to produce a certain quota of zero-emission vans from 2024 must be “ambitious” if they are to meet growing industry demand for electric vans, New AutoMotive warned this week. The warning follows the publication o…

Are we heading for a recession? Leading operators have their say…

 
Andrew Malcolm, chief executive officer, Malcolm Group I don’t think we’re heading for a recession – I think we’re already in it, or that’s the approach we’re taking at Malcolm. When you’re in transport, with lower margins than we should all be …