The FTA has urged the organisers of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer to urgently provide information to allow hauliers to plan for disruption during the completion period. In a letter to Glasgow 2014 the association has requested detailed information outlining the impact the Commonwealth Games will have on the transport network in the city. This includes the expected congestion and what roads are forecast to be affected and when; how public transport will be affected; details of the […]
The FTA met with the Treasury last Thursday (5 February) to discuss the real effect the plummeting cost of oil was having on the freight transport sector.
New figures from the Office of Rail and Road have shown that rail freight deliveries are becoming more reliable, with just under 80% of freight trains arriving at their destination within 10 minutes of scheduled arrival time in 2014-2015.
After the Conservative party fell eight seats short of an overall majority, resulting in a hung parliament in the general election, the FTA has called for a new government to review its decision to leave the EU customs union.