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LOLER and PUWER turn 20

LOLER and PUWER turn 20

December 2018 will mark the 20th anniversary of LOLER and PUWER.

Raise industry standards with in-house qualified LGV instructors

Raise industry standards with in-house qualified LGV instructors

Businesses frequently outsource LGV driver training, but could training drivers with in-house instructors be the better choice for the transport industry?

Turbulent times for the haulage sector

Turbulent times for the haulage sector

"I have never known a time when there have been so many issues affecting haulage at the same time, says RHA's Chief Executive Richard Burnett

The changing role of the ship agent

The changing role of the ship agent

Ship agents have always been integral to the smooth operation of the supply chain but in today’s ‘new reality’ they can also add value and streamline operations, says Neil Godfrey, Group Sales Director at GAC.

Time to mitigate the risk of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit?

Time to mitigate the risk of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit?

‘no deal’ will result in turmoil at our ports, with long queues of lorries parked-up at Dover and Calais, creating days of delays for freight in transit and causing shortages in the supply of vital goods and components to just-in-time manufacturing lines, retail stores, engineering works, hospitals and pharmacies. To give some scale to the issue: according to figures released by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), 48.8 per cent of the goods exported by the UK in 2017 went to the...