The volume of freight moved on roads in the North could increase by 50% by 2050, according to Transport for the North (TfN). In a draft of its strategic transport plan for 2018-2050, the transport body outlines its plans for the increased demand on its road infrastructure. This growth, it said, will be crucial to projected GVA increases in the region, and close the economic gap between the North and the rest of England in by 2050. It adds that […]
Logistics businesses in the North could generate £35bn benefit for the economy by 2060, claims report
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.
More than half the spending on England’s transport network is going to London with the imbalance set to get worse, according to a report by Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).
Eddie Stobart has become the 100th partner of the Northern Powerhouse, which will see it work to boost skills, innovation and business in the North of England.