The FTA Logistics Awards 2019 has announced its shortlist.
When combined, road deaths among VRUs outstrip those of passengers travelling in cars
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has criticised the Government for not including commercial vans in new tyre safety standards.
Aldi’s Atherstone Regional Distribution Centre has received a 2019 Roadworthiness Award from FTA, recognising its high maintenance standards.
Almost three quarters (71.4%) of van operators expect to use an electric vehicle in their fleet this year, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
Chris Shenton of Asda has been named the Van Excellence Driver of the Year and Alex Tilley of Moy Park the Young Driver of the Year 2019.
A failure to deliver safe, secure rest areas and address shortcomings in the apprenticeship levy are damaging efforts to tackle the driver shortage, truck associations have warned.
More than half (52.7%) of vacancies for vehicle mechanics, technicians and fitters will not be filled in the near future, according to FTA’s 2019 Logistics Report.
Logistics businesses anticipate that 15% of their current HGV driver vacancies will not be filled due to the nationwide skills shortage.
FTA has revealed 15 shortlisted drivers for the Van Excellence Driver of the Year and Young Driver of the Year awards.
FTA’s everywoman in Transport & Logistics awards has announced 46 finalists from across the sector.
The UK’s transport and logistics infrastructure “urgently” needs to boost its attractiveness to international investors, according to a new report released today.
A £3m Treasury windfall, achieved by collecting fines from historical drivers' hours offences, should be invested into the stricter enforcement of road safety standards, according to FTA.
The Government has been accused of ignoring the freight industry, with no mention of HGVs in its ‘Future of Mobility Urban Strategy’ report.
New Freight and Servicing Action plan wants to reduce the number of lorries and vans entering central London during the morning peak by 10% by 2026.
The FTA has welcomed a provisional agreement to allow UK hauliers market access without ECMT permits for certain transport operations in the event of 'no deal'.
European tyre manufacturer Apollo Vredestein has been awarded ‘Silver’ partnership status by the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
Van operators from all sectors and fleet size must come together to break down the stigma attached to mental illness, according to FTA’s Van Excellence scheme.
The Government is launching a consultation on options to ban older tyres from use on buses, coaches, heavy goods vehicles and mini-buses.
The Freight Transport Association has published the 2019 edition of its Yearbook of Road Transport Law.