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 […]
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.
Ford has become the latest CV manufacturer to sign up the FTA’s Van Excellence scheme. Launched in 2010, the voluntary scheme offers accreditation to those operators who can demonstrate high quality fleet management and systems compliance. Other CV manufacturers already signed up to Van Excellence, include Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Nissan, Fiat and Isuzu. “We’re delighted to welcome Ford as a Van Excellence Partner” says Mark Cartwright, FTA head of vans and LCVs. “Our manufacturer partners now represent over half of the […]
The Severn Crossing tolls will be reduced next year ahead of being scrapped entirely, the government has confirmed.