Membership numbers and turnover increased at the FTA last year, but its pre-tax surplus fell. In its annual report for the year ended 31 December 2013, the FTA said its pre-tax surplus dropped 63% to £458,000 (2012: £1.25m). MD for membership and policy James Hookham told Motortransport.co.uk that this was partly down to a change in the way some of its services performed compared to previous years, some of which sold better than others. A reorganisation of its workforce, which […]
A taskforce of MPs has claimed the government is failing to provide leadership on the controversial issue of clean air zones (CAZs), which many hauliers fear will put them out of business.
The road transport industry is being urged to play its part in attracting more women to the sector by entering this year’s Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. “The annual awards, sponsored this year by the FTA, demonstrate that the sector suits women and is one in which they can excel,” said Maxine Benson, co-founder of Everywoman. “The awards prove that there are no limits for women in transport and logistics – all previous winners having made an outstanding contribution […]
Prices have dropped on the Severn Crossings today as the bridges entered back into public ownership.