A “trail blazing” scheme for hauliers that pays £75 for each container moved by rail has expanded to offer a coastal and short sea shipping solution as well. The Haven Gateway Partnership said its Low Carbon Freight Dividend (LCFD) project, aimed at hauliers in the east of England, will help them increase the services they offer customers. Launched a year ago to encourage a modal shift to rail, the injection of more cash from the European Regional Development Fund has […]
The FTA has called on TfL to do more to level the playing field for compliant UK operators after it was revealed that more than half of the fines issued to non-UK registered vehicles for breaching the conditions of the London Low Emission Zone remain outstanding.
Following the result of the European Union referendum, which saw 52% of a 72% turnout vote to leave the EU, trade associations have warned the government that “quick work” will be required to steady nerves and avoid new costs and restrictions.
The legacy of last year’s successful Olympic and Paralympic Games will be collaboration, according to the head of the FTA.