Thursday 16th Aug 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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RHA pushes ahead with £5bn price fixing claim

The Road Haulage Association has taken the next step in its £5 billion claim for compensation from a group of commercial vehicle manufacturers with submission of its application to the Competition Appeal Tribunal.

CV production rises

Commercial vehicle manufacturing grew 6.1 per cent in June, with 7,769 vehicles leaving UK production lines, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

Barnier rejects UK post-Brexit customs plan

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has rejected a key element of Theresa May’s vision for a frictionless customs arrangement – that the UK would collect VAT and excise duty on behalf of the European Union.

Waitrose in transport emissions study

Waitrose and CNG Fuels are to take part in a large-scale study exploring how compressed natural gas can help cut road transport emissions and to encourage UK fleet operators to switch from diesel.

EU block on UPS takeover of TNT should be annulled

The European Commission made a procedural error when it blocked the UPS bid for TNT in January 2013, and that decision should be annulled, according to advocate general Juliane Kokott in an opinion for the European Court of Justice.

Scania plan to cut packaging

Truck maker Scania is collaborating with Smurfit Kappa to cut the storage space required for its truck window packaging by 50 per cent to drive transport savings.