The UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as the migrant problem continues to worsen in Calais, the FTA has warned. Reacting to the intensification of migrant activity in and around the French port in the last few weeks, Don Armour, FTA international affairs manager, told Motortransport.co.uk: “The whole thing is just escalating out there. The UK government really must insist on greater proactive involvement by the responsible French authorities. If they don’t act soon, the UK supply chain […]
Proposals to prevent drivers from completing the same module more than once during a five-year Driver CPC period could restrict operators’ ability to provide relevant training for their drivers, according to the FTA.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has secured a meeting with chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, on Monday (29 October) to discuss the 3ppl duty rise planned for January. The meeting will include senior Treasury officials and RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning, and will focus on the findings of economic research funded by the RHA on behalf of FFUK. “Carried out by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, the modelling shows how fuel duty impacts on growth and employment in […]
The FTA’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) has welcomed its 100th member, with construction plant hire firm Rawley Plant joins up to the initiative.