FairFuelUK (FFUK) founder Peter Carroll has taken up a new role as special adviser to chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander. FFUK will continue to fight for a fairer deal on fuel with Howard Cox, former FFUK head of communications, at the helm, supported by Lynne Beaumont. Commenting on the past two and half years spearheading FFUK, Carroll said: “It’s been a rewarding experience and I’ve been happy to have been of service to the industry. I wish my […]
Tyre maker Bridgestone has become the first commercial organisation to financially back the Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS). The partnership agreement will enable the FTA, which manages the scheme, to develop a series of annual low carbon awards and a campaign aimed at raising awareness of the business benefits for operators who join the scheme. As part of the agreement, Bridgestone will sponsor an LCRS fuel efficiency award at the FTA’s annual logistics carbon reduction conference in May 2013. Rachael […]
Both UPS and the FTA have raised “serious concerns” with the Scottish government about its proposal to introduce a blanket Euro-6 low emission zone (LEZ) strategy across the country.
The government must change tack and stop penalising the road transport industry over emissions while allowing car owners to get off scot-free, according to the FTA.