The logistics industry needs to be able to react quickly to changing consumer trends, especially as the UK has become one of the leading e-commerce markets, according to the FTA. The FTA Logistics Report 2014, launched today at the House of Commons, has been compiled with support from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and includes the results of PwC’s UK Total Retail Survey. This found that 27% of consumers now shop online on a weekly basis. The research also predicts that retail sales […]
Government plans to evolve the current HGV Road User Levy into a green tax have raised the hackles of the freight industry.
Direct Vision Standard is not the best approach to reducing road deaths, warn transport associations
Both the RHA and FTA have reiterated their opposition to TfL’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) arguing there are more effective ways to reduce vulnerable road user casualties on the capital’s roads.
The FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June).