The UK’s interconnected supply chain could be put at risk due to a lack of pace in some government Brexit preparations, warns Logistics UK.
Nearly 11% of transport companies are still reporting severe or extreme disruption to overall freight volumes, according to a new Logistics UK performance tracker.
The changes, which include minimum qualifications, training standards and the delivery of periodic training, were introduced yesterday (July 22).
By Phil Lloyd, head of engineering policy at the Freight Transport Association (FTA)
A new Fair Wear and Tear Guide for commercial vehicles over 3.5 tonnes and minibuses up to 17 seats has been launched.
Time to ‘pause and assess’ says FTA as towns and cities report record low pollution levels .
Drivers caught on camera, ignoring parking and loading restrictions on new cycleways, will be sent a fine by post.
The temporary relaxation of the enforcement of drivers’ hours rules, introduced at the start of the coronavirus crisis, will end after Sunday (June 14).
The FTA wants extended delivery times to be maintained as non-essential retail outlets open from Monday and road space is redistributed by councils.
As authorities bid to encourage cycling and walking, freight has been ‘completely overlooked’.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has awarded QE Transport (QET) of Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust with Van Excellence Operator Certification.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging Government to follow through on its promise to provide safe parking spaces for HGV drivers.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), have launched the Good Practice Guide for Covid-19.
The re-introduction of the congestion charge and ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) from today (Monday, May 18), has been blasted by fleet trade associations.
A £2 billion plan to promote cycling and walking fails to recognise how commercial fleets will keep towns and cities stocked, says the FTA.
FTA has expanded its member advice centre (MAC) team with the appointment of Becky Martin as senior transport advisor.
Demands currently faced by the commercial fleet sector could have made compliance with the new standards difficult to achieve.
Van Excellence, a scheme administered by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), is celebrating its ten-year anniversary.
The Apprenticeship Levy has come under fire from the FTA, with the trade association calling for the charge to be paused during the COVID-19 crisis.
Welcome Break and Extra MSA Services are implementing robust hygiene practices in order to protect drivers from coronavirus (COVID-19).