Logistics businesses in the North of England could generate £35bn in economic benefits for the region by 2060 and create 80,000 jobs, according to a new report. However, the report from Transport for the North (TfN), warns that achieving this potential is reliant on public sector interventions to enable the predominantly private-sector logistics industry to operate more efficiently and boost its confidence to invest. John Cridland, chair of TfN, said: “This is an important report both for the private sector […]
Drivers benefitted from above-average, above-inflation wage increases this year as operators looked to secure a labour force against the background of the driver shortage.
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.
Transport for the North (TfN) – a regulatory body covering transport throughout the north of England – has been created in a bid to improve the transport connections between cities in the region.