€9,000 for the first vehicle and €5,000 for each subsequent vehicle. For non-Eurozone member states, including the UK, the exchange rate is set on the first working day of October and applied for the following calendar year from January 1. The Office of the Traffic Commissioner is set to announce the official rates for financial standing in 2018 in the coming weeks. A sharp rise in the strength of the pound in September has spared the freight and logistics industry a further hike...
Uncertainty around Brexit, compounded by fluctuating exchange rates, is forcing manufacturers and retailers to increase costs which is squeezing the margins of UK haulage operators, says the Road Haulage Association.
A report released by the Department for Transport shows that longer semi-trailers continue to make a significant contribution towards reducing HGV miles, with subsequent environmental benefits, and have a better safety record than standard HGVs.
The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has announced the launch of MarketSpace – a new web-based portal that brings companies with warehouse space to fill together with those seeking storage and logistics services.
London’s Port of Tilbury has completed the statutory consultation process for its plans to build a £100 million new port terminal.