Logistics planning for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer will now have to be “done in a rush”, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has claimed. The trade body has criticised the lack of information flowing to hauliers from the games’ organisers and has issued a 50-day ultimatum asking for published details on routes, delivery restrictions and security measures, ahead of its 13 May logistics conference about the event. Chris MacRae, FTA head of policy for Scotland, said it […]
Uncertainty over the immigration system after Brexit next year will compound the industry’s driver shortage and goods and services could grind to a halt, according to an FTA report.
Manufacturers must provide definitive timelines about when they intend to make heavier electric vehicles (EVs) available to operators if widespread take-up of the technology is to become a reality, according to the FTA.
Continuing delays in the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) means operators are now on a cliff edge of financial ruin, the FTA has warned.