The FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards has had a birthday makeover for its 10th anniversary, with a list of brand new categories for next year’s event. Nominations are open for the awards, which will name two winners – a “leader” and an “above and beyond” candidate – in each of the six categories. The categories include a dedicated freight award, as well as categories for supply chain and warehousing. An infrastructure award will also recognise two women contributing […]
The HGV Road User Levy has smashed its initial £20m revenue target in its first year of operation, generating £44m in revenue from foreign-registered hauliers and prompting calls for the money to be reinvested in UK road freight.
The shortlist for the FTA everywoman in Transport and Logistics awards has been announced ahead of next month’s ceremony.
Backload rates are so bad that some operators are wondering if they’re worth taking. Is the era of backloads coming to an end? It certainly sounds like it for some operators, judging by comments MT has heard recently. The issue, of course, is that the rates being handed out for many backloads simply aren’t high enough for the job to be worth taking. It’s a long-standing problem voiced most recently by Matthew Kibble, MD of Lancashire-based Matthew Kibble Transport, who […]