The FTA has welcomed the publication of more detailed information for operators ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in July. More information has now been published, including: the games route network, local area traffic and management plans, affected postcodes, and delivering to venues guide. The FTA pushed for a postcoded set of restrictions following the publication of information that it regarded as “not complete in the format the freight industry needs to work with” last month. Head of policy for […]
Trailblazer apprenticeships have long been mooted as a remedy for road transport’s skills crisis. However a Commons Select Committee has warned they have a worrying lack of focus and will not fill skills gaps unless they concentrate on sectors and regions where training is most needed.
City Link’s profit and volumes suffered as it fell victim to lower than expected demand during the Olympic Games. The parcel firm posted a turnover of £76.2m for the three months ending 30 September, a 2.4% increase on the same period in 2011. It is the first time City Link has reported year-on-year growth in the last five years, Managing Director Dave Smith said. It made an adjusted operating loss of £5.5m in the third quarter, a 19.1% rise on […]
The RHA and FTA have urged TfL to push back its proposed October 2020 start date for requiring Euro-6 lorries across the whole of Greater London.