budgets for UK haulage

Fewer potholes – but will the Budget help the haulage industry?

The Budget announcement represents one of the most important times of the year for business owners, impacting investment and infrastructure in major ways – and the Chancellor’s recent announcement included a number of proposals that will affect the haulage industry. Looking back to 2017, we saw a number of changes that worked in the haulage […]

Hauliers in Compensation Claim for Overpriced Trucks

The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has now submitted its application to the Competition Appeal Tribunal in the next step towards getting compensation for thousands of UK truck operators. The hauliers have been left out of pocket after it was revealed that a number of leading European truck manufacturers colluded to fix their prices between 1997 […]

The aftermath of Port of Felixstowe’s IT system switchover

The technical difficulties experienced by the UK’s largest container port over the past six weeks are unlikely to have escaped your attention. Whether or not your goods or operations were directly impacted, the knock-on effect of such heavy disruption to a port the size of Felixstowe has been felt far and wide. With the dust […]

Major Challenges Faced by Pallet Networks

According to recent reports, growth in the pallet network sector has started to show major signs of slowing as a shrinking pool of reliable members and an absence of consolidation has lead to dual running and a lack of choice for customers. With pressures mounting and little visible change in the offing, are customers in […]