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RHA Welcomes Pause To Smart Motorways Rollout

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Jan 17, 2022 10:57:14 AM

The Department for Transport has paused the roll-out of new all-lane smart motorways, it has been announced.

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Chambers & Cook Order 8 DAF XG Trucks To Serve Benelux And Beyond.

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Nov 24, 2021 9:15:31 AM

We are pleased to announce that we are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the first of 8 new DAF XG trucks.

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Industry condemns Government measures on HGV driver crisis

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Oct 4, 2021 11:45:00 AM

The Government’s measures to help alleviate the shortage of HGV drivers in the UK are simply “PR spin by the Cabinet Office”, said Charles Hogg, Commercial Director, Unsworth, in an interview with Lloyd’s Loading List. “And when you drill down to the details, you see how little difference they will make.”

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Training programmes the best way out of the driver shortage crisis

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Sep 30, 2021 2:48:59 PM

Food logistics company Gist has started to train its own HGV drivers in the UK, launching an accredited training and testing centre in Spalding, Lincolnshire.

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Freight Forwarder Wanted

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Aug 16, 2021 8:34:22 AM

Family owned and run haulage company based in Birmingham are looking for an individual to join the Freight Forwarding department to support and assist other team members.

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Logistics UK presses government on temporary truck driver visas

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Aug 4, 2021 9:07:57 AM

Logistics UK is pressing the government to review its decision not to grant temporary work visas to EU HGV drivers, in the wake of mounting pressure on the UK’s supply chain caused by a lack of available delivery personnel. 

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The Government must work the haulage industry to tackle the HGV driver shortage

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Jul 7, 2021 9:59:05 AM

The RHA are again calling on the Government to tackle the ongoing HGV driver shortage.

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Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone set to go live on 01 June 2021.

Posted by Chambers and Cook on May 24, 2021 5:00:02 PM

DEFRA are now looking forward to Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone which goes live on 01 June 2021.

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APN requests client forbearance in unprecedented times.

Posted by Chambers and Cook on May 11, 2021 9:12:16 AM

Dear Clients and Partners,

The Association of Pallet Networks is asking for your support and patience as the UK’s pallet networks meet an unprecedented level of challenge in their role as keyworkers and as a major delivery mechanism for UK plc.

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Posted by Chambers and Cook on Apr 26, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Almost €500,000 of goods were stolen from EMEA [Europe, Middle East and Africa] supply chains every day in 2019 and 2020, according to new data from the Transport Asset Protection Association (TAPA).

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