Tag: Tax

HGV Industry told “Get Your House In Order”

In a recent call, a cross-party group of MP's called for the logistics to "get its house in order", with such problems as suitable overnight facilities for drivers, new training routes & recruitment being the biggest areas called out. The Commons transport select committee has given the industry two years, or calls for the government to bring in new taxes for the more profitable sectors on the industry such as large supermarkets, oil companies and online service giants. Whilst the Road…

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UK Driver Shortage is Already Effecting Businesses

It has been widely reported for some time now by bodies such as the RHA and Logistics UK that the UK is set to experience a Driver shortage in the wake of Brexit; and it seems now that we are starting to see signs outside the haulage industry of this crisis. On the 8th June 2021, Nationwide Produce; one of the UK's largest fresh food distribution companies confirmed in an article released on their site that literally truckloads of graded food…

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