The FTA is aiming to “revolutionise” the status of transport managers through a range of continuous professional development courses that will be recognised across the industry. James Hookham, MD – membership and policy at the FTA, said the City & Guilds Level 3 qualifications will fill in the “missing piece” when it comes to developing the single largest professional job represented in its membership: CV fleet managers. At present, once a transport manager has passed their CPC exam, there is […]
The brightest female talent working in the logistics industry have until 10 February to enter the 2014 FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards.
Pressure is mounting on the DfT and Treasury to ringfence the money raised by the HGV Road User Levy for the benefit of the road transport sector. The levy, which could begin in April 2014 if approved by Parliament, and will see operations pay a daily charge of up to a £10 or a maximum of £1,000 a year per truck to use of UK roads, is expected to raise net revenues of £20m. Almost all of this will be […]
The FTA has rejected the London Assembly’s call for a rush-hour lorry ban in the capital, saying it is no “silver bullet” for improving safety.