The Fors Community Partnership (FCP) has announced an immediate change to the way firms are allowed to progress through the Fors accreditation levels. The move comes after it emerged that a vehicle operator was elevated from silver to gold status at the same time as its O-licence suspension was being confirmed for a series of drivers’ hours and tachograph offences. In August, an appeal against the O-licence suspension imposed on north London construction haulier J O’Doherty Haulage in March was […]
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 signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Think Logistics, the educational scheme founded by Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite that works to promote careers in logistics to students aged 16-19.
In contrast to the RHA – which looked outside the organisation to the transport industry for its new CEO – the FTA appointed its former finance and operations director David Wells to replace CEO Theo de Pencier when he announced his departure earlier this year.