The logistics industry needs to be able to react quickly to changing consumer trends, especially as the UK has become one of the leading e-commerce markets, according to the FTA. The FTA Logistics Report 2014, launched today at the House of Commons, has been compiled with support from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and includes the results of PwC’s UK Total Retail Survey. This found that 27% of consumers now shop online on a weekly basis. The research also predicts that retail sales […]
The FTA and RHA have welcomed the HGV Road User Levy Act, which became law yesterday (28 February).
Trade associations have welcomed plans for a new secure zone in Calais for UK-bound HGVs but highlighted that more needs to be done to deal with the migrant crisis that has erupted in recent weeks.
The FTA has accused the London Assembly of “not thinking things through” after its Transport Committee called for a cut in LCV traffic in the capital, just months after it demanded a ban on HGV traffic in the rush hour.