A leading transport firm quit the Road Haulage Association last night as a furious row over the lorry driver shortage dramatically escalated.
Europa, a logistics giant based in Kent, said the RHA was ‘substantially responsible’ for chaos at petrol stations in recent weeks.
Boss Andrew Baxter said he was ‘appalled’ by the tactics used by the RHA including ‘repeated leaking’ of confidential information.
BidFood, one of the UK's largest food wholesalers, told ITV News they are experiencing 'significant pressures', including problems recruiting HGV drivers
It came as critics accused the Government of incompetence over its