The legacy of last year’s successful Olympic and Paralympic Games will be collaboration, according to the head of the FTA. Speaking at the launch of the Logistics Report 2013 last week, chief executive Theo de Pencier said the dialogue between the road transport industry and TfL, as well as wider government, that had been kick-started by last year’s events would benefit the sector for years to come. “This will be particularly useful as we look to find ways that CV […]
The government is playing chicken with the future of the British economy and the haulage industry, the FTA has warned.
The new government bill making provisions for a no-deal trade arrangement when the UK leaves the EU next year is merely a contingency plan, with plans for a trade agreement still firmly on the table, transport secretary Chris Grayling has assured the industry.
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS is being wound-up by its administrators after they failed to find a buyer for the business. The company, which has two large DCs at Punchbowl Park in Hemel Hempstead and Felling, near Gateshead, as well as smaller deports across the UK, was licensed to run more than 300 vehicles. These were operated via a combination of own-account and third party providers. As a consequence of the failure to find an outright buyer, 685 Waverley employees […]