Industry Focus Pieces

During our National Lorry Week campaign, we’re putting the spotlight on a number of our team members and departments. Find out how we do things and the wide variety of roles we have in our organisation. Discover what our teams do to ensure we’re the trade association of choice for road transport operators.

A focus on: Laura Cardwell

I left school at 18 and have always been self-employed, which though, not as easy route to take, it is satisfying one. I was a personal PA for lots of different companies across a variety of sectors ranging from property to computing firms/individuals…

A focus on: Paul Allera

I started my career in transport in 1976 as a heavy goods vehicle apprentice mechanic. My passion has always been around trucks and trailers, and after I completed my apprenticeships I obtained my HGV 1 licence and went driving…

A focus on: Phil Snowden

In Logistics, operators need to wear many hats and have a handle on many things, sometimes all at the same time, be that operational, compliance, financial or people.

A focus on: D.tec

We’ve worked with firms and the public sector to offer drug and alcohol (D&A) screening solutions for more than 20 years, and supply a number of D&A testing solutions, including Drager police specification breathalysers.

A focus on: SNAP

SNAP has been changing the way commercial road transport operates since 2010. SNAP uses a digital solution to modernise outdated procedures in the haulage industry. SNAP is best known for its flagship product, SNAP Account – the all-in-one smart payment solution.

A focus on: Josh Reynolds

Josh is the editor of RoadwayLive, the RHA’s official news and events app. It’s Josh’s job to help keep our app up to date with latest industry news and events. In this industry focus feature, Josh shares how he got into the industry, what he’s learnt, and the challenges he faces working in a fast-moving role.

A focus on: Alistair Morrow

Alistair’s role in the RHA is varied and covers a lot of tasks that help to keep the Scotland & Northern Ireland office running smoothly. Alistair is registered blind and has been with the RHA for nearly 16 years, over which time he’s adapted with technology and strives to learn new ways to help hauliers.

A focus on: Rod McKenzie

Rod runs our policy and public affairs team. It’s his job to win the argument with government and local authorities for the best outcomes for our members. In our first industry focus feature Rod shares some insight into his role, the challenges he faces and what’s on the horizon for his team.

A focus on: Mark Taylor

Training is one of our key services and Mark Taylor, head of training and sales – England and Wales, makes sure we’re offering the very best for our members. Find out how Mark’s career has taken him from telecoms, to driving a truck, to training. In our second industry focus he explains how he quickly adapted our training programmes to overcome COVID-19 challenges.