The entry deadline for the the 2015 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards has been extended until the 9 Febraury. Now in its eighth year, the awards recognise remarkable women in transport and logistics, and in doing so aim to encourage more women to consider a career in the sector. Everywoman and the FTA are calling for organisations, HR leaders and individuals in the industry to nominate colleagues or peers who are making a difference in their organisation now […]
Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget.
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.
Tesco has taken delivery of 25 new refrigerated longer semi-trailers in order to help it achieve its aim of reducing carbon emissions. It will operate the new trailers from its RDCs in Avonmouth, Livingston and Peterborough, and each can carry six more cages than a standard 13.6m trailer. Tesco fleet engineering manager Cliff Smith said: “That represents an increase in productivity of more than 13%, so the potential benefits in terms of reduced vehicle movements and lower emissions are obvious.” […]