The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Freight Transport will call for an extension to the student loans system and cheaper insurance for young drivers to address the HGV driver shortage in its first skills report, MT can reveal. Barriers to Youth Employment in the Freight Transport Sector, which is a draft document out to consultation with stakeholders, sets out the APPG’s thinking on the issue. “There is significant concern in the industry of the increasing average age of those working […]
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 Metropolitan Police are to speak at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month.
The RHA and FTA have warned that hauliers operating under the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) face extra costs and unnecessary legislation if proposed changes go ahead.