News archive for January, 2014

  • Staff levels in logistics expected to rise in 2014

    According to research from Barclays, staff levels within half of businesses in the transport and logistics sector are set to increase over the coming year.The survey, Barclays Employers Survey 2014, was issued to 684 businesses from a range of firms ...
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  • Logistics wages rising faster than wider economy

    According to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), average weekly earnings in the transport and storage sector are outstripping those across the wider economy.The figures show that average weekly earnings in November 2013 were 2.6 pe...
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  • TfL warns of unofficial congestion charge websites

    Transport for London (TfL) has warned operators against using unofficial websites to pay the London congestion charge. In some cases, these website charge high premiums for their service and have also been known to not complete the payment. The advi...
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  • Operating costs have soared 75% since 2000 says RHA

    According to the RHA’s 2014 goods vehicle operating costs survey, the average operating cost for trucks has increased by 75 per cent since September 2000. However, haulage rates were reported to be only 23 per cent higher in July last year than 13...
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