Leading transport firm quits the Road Haulage Association as row over lorry ...

Leading transport firm quits the Road Haulage Association as row over lorry ...
Leading transport firm quits the Road Haulage Association as row over lorry ...
Leading transport firm quits the Road Haulage Association as furious row over lorry driver crisis dramatically escalates Europa, a logistics giant in Kent, has quite the Road Haulage Association (RHA) The firm accused the RHA of being ‘substantially responsible’ for chaos at petrol stations in recent weeks Row scalates over lorry driver shortage - with only 20 emergency visas granted for foreign truckers so far

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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. 

He alleged RHA bosses leaked a voicemail recording with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps to the BBC’s Panorama programme. 

BidFood, one of the UK's largest food wholesalers, told ITV News they are experiencing 'significant pressures', including problems recruiting HGV drivers

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

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