The Hub

Baxter Freight: going for growth

November 26, 2014 Hayley Pink

Having made his dislike of the HGV Road User Levy known recently, The Hub took the time to catch up with Ian Baxter, company founder and chairman of freight forwarder Baxter Freight.

Industry News

Everywoman awards now open for nominations

November 26, 2014 Steve Hobson

The eighth FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards programme are open for nominations, seeking out the industry’s role models and rising stars. Recognised as the backbone of the economy and providing flow of goods on which all other commercial businesses depend, the transport and logistics industry has been transformed by technology and its complexity as an industry has led to a level playing field with a variety of career options and enticing rewards. These awards aim to showcase the […]

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Successful start to Quiet Cities 2014

November 26, 2014 Christopher Walton

Over 200 delegates at the first day of Quiet Cities 2014 were told that the nature of urban freight must change in order to meet the multiple challenges of the 21st century. In the first day of the two day global summit, delegates heard speeches from Lord Digby Jones and Sir Peter Hendy, while Stacey Hodge, director of the Office of Freight Mobility at the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDoT)  joined via videolink. All were united in outlining […]

Industry News

Perry and RHA tackle driver shortage

November 25, 2014 Steve Hobson

Transport minister Claire Perry has met a delegation from the RHA to discuss the crippling driver shortage and the RHA’s proposal for a £100m package of grants to train new HGV drivers.