The FTA’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) has welcomed its 100th member, with construction plant hire firm Rawley Plant joins up to the initiative. With more than 74,000 commercial vehicles now included within the free-of-charge scheme, the FTA said it demonstrated a real commitment by the logistics sector to reduce its carbon emissions and help the UK achieve its national greenhouse gas reduction target. Howard Rawley, MD, Rawley Plant, said: “We are pleased to become the 100th member of the […]
The FTA met with the Treasury last Thursday (5 February) to discuss the real effect the plummeting cost of oil was having on the freight transport sector.
Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget.
The bosses of Abbey Logistics Group and Suckling Transport are disappointed that their efforts to promote the industry with a Love Logistics livery on their vehicles haven’t been embraced by other operators. Six months after the Love Logistics liveries were introduced, inspired by former Labour spin-doctor Alastair Campbell’s suggestion at an MT Directors’ Club meeting that trucks were the perfect moving billboards to promote the industry, no other operators have followed suit. James Hookham, MD of policy and communications at […]