Princess Anne, patron of charity Transaid, will be attending this year’s Multimodal to participate in a discussion organised by the FTA. The panel discussion will focus on the charity’s work in developing countries and how businesses can encourage staff to take up volunteer work and fundraising activities to build strong teams. Participating in the panel discussion alongside The Princess Royal are: FTA chief executive Theo de Pencier, Transaid chief executive Gary Forster, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation strategic adviser Maeve […]
Members of the FTA’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) are on track to meet their target of an 8% reduction in the carbon intensity of their operations between 2011 and 2015, an FTA conference, Cutting Carbon, Cutting Costs, heard last week (21 May).
The logistics industry has welcomed the proposals in the Taylor review into self-employed workers as a sensible, half-way house that would provide those in the ‘gig economy’ more security while still affording businesses the flexibility they require.
Essex-based Canute Group has secured a contract renewal from cookware firm Lakeland.