The FTA has criticised a university’s decision to cut Northern Ireland’s only transportation-specific courses. The trade association said the planned closure of the courses (BSc Transportation and MSc Transport Planning ) at Ulster University in 2018 would be a “huge loss” to the local transport and logistics sector. It said it had written a letter to the minister for employment and learning – as well as the minister for transportation and the environment – to reverse the decision, or make […]
Chancellor George Osborne has cancelled the planned fuel duty rise in September 2014, confirming a commitment to a duty freeze he made at the Conservative Party Conference in September.
The FTA has reiterated previous calls for action over migrant build-ups in northern France after a new rail freight service to the port of Calais was postponed due to safety concerns.
Samworth Brothers Supply Chain driver Matthew Pickering has been named the FTA’s Truck Driver of the Year 44-tonne 2016, following a hard-fought contest.