The FTA has welcomed the approval by Transport MEPs of draft truck design rule changes, which will allow manufacturers to exceed current maximum length and weight dimensions. Voting today (Tuesday 18 March), MEPS from the Transport Committee of the European Parliament approved a package of measures that will allow for more innovative truck designs. The draft regulations will allow longer truck cabs if they are designed to slash emissions – for example by improving aerodynamics – or to prevent accidents, […]
The winners of the FTA everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards for 2014 were announced at a ceremony at The Savoy Hotel in London today.
A “trail blazing” scheme for hauliers that pays £75 for each container moved by rail has expanded to offer a coastal and short sea shipping solution as well.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) joined DHL earlier this week on their contract with Iceland to a delivery to central London to discover how prepared the business is for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Sunday, DHL moved a lot of its London-based accounts onto night deliveries ahead of the start of the Games. Hugh Basham, transport strategy and policy director at DHL, tells MT: “We’re doing night work for 60-plus customers and plan to continue the out-of-hours activity for […]