A cross-party group of MPs joined FairFuelUK (FFUK) and its backers today, to deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street calling for a 3ppl reduction in fuel duty in next week’s Budget. MPs from the Conservative, Labour, Scottish National Party and Democratic Unionist Party joined FairFuelUK spokesman Quentin Willson and campaign supporters the FTA, RHA, UKLPG and APN, to call for a cut to stimulate the UK economy. The letter references a ComRes Poll of 2,032 adults conducted for FFUK, […]
The Metropolitan Police are to speak at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month.
Government plans to centralise DVLA operations could lead to delays in taxing vehicles and the issuing of drivers’ cards, as well as creating additional administrative costs for operators, warns the FTA. Transport minister Mike Penning announced last week that 39 regional DVLA offices would close by the end of 2013, with all services shifted online, handled by intermediaries (such as local Post Offices) or via a centralised operation at Swansea. However, the FTA says local DVLA offices play a vital […]
Pallet networks are continuing to carve out a greater share of the parcels market, delivering record half-pallet volumes and next-day deliveries this year, according to the Association of Pallet Networks (APN).