The FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June). Instead, the association called for the government to keep an open mind during the negotiations and to prioritise trade and logistics to ensure freight can continue to move freely throughout Europe. Pauline Bastidon, FTA head of European policy, said: “Leaving the EU without a deal […]
One in five transport business leaders believe there is considerable potential for the use of robots working in the industry within the next decade.
FairFuelUK and its backers were joined by 100 MPs at the Houses of Parliament on Monday [4 March], where 40 MPs signed a letter calling upon the chancellor to cut fuel duty.
Major operators are throwing their weight behind a campaign to save TruckPol, led by MT’s sister magazine Commercial Motor, the Road Haulage Association and the Freight Transport Association. Since the withdrawal of its government grant last April, the freight crime intelligence unit has managed to survive on funding from the private sector, including haulage firms and insurance companies. However, without any government money available for the next financial year, the unit is unable to keep operating purely on industry support […]