The brightest female talent working in the logistics industry have until 10 February to enter the 2014 FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. Now in their seventh year, the awards feature seven categories including Team Leader, Rising Star, Industry Champion and Driver of the Year. “In order to plug the current skills-gap, it is essential that more women are attracted into logistics. That is why we are calling for transport and logistics’ passionate, driven women to enter these awards, […]
The FTA has called for London’s councils to bring a “pragmatic” approach to carrying out their duties during the Olympics. The issue reignited at a Transport Select Committee session last month (23 May), after Catherine West, London Councils’ transport committee chairman, was asked by Paul Maynard MP to spell out what the councils’ “light touch” pledge would mean in the context of the Olympics. “Are you going to ensure certainty over how apply regulations, even if you apply them lightly?” […]
The BVRLA has welcomed the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, which comes into effect today (1 April) and means that foreign-registered lorries will have to pay to travel on UK roads.
The FTA is calling on the Welsh Assembly to back its campaign to slash charges for the Severn River crossings.