The FTA is hosting a series of seminars on the second day of the Multimodal show next week. Speakers from the likes of Sainsbury’s, The Co-operative, Lafarge and Peel Ports are due to participate in the association’s seminars, which take place on Wednesday 29 April. Topics include measuring your carbon footprint, the agenda for more rail freight, making the shift to moving freight by water, new container weight regulations, and reducing the environmental impact and cost of your warehouse. FTA’s […]
MPs voted against a suspension on the proposed 3ppl fuel duty rise yesterday (12 November), despite pressure from Labour MPs, Tory backbench campaigners and lobbying from FairFuelUK (FFUK). A Labour-led motion to suspend the proposed increase in January to at least April was defeated 282 votes to 234. FairFuelUK claim that the increase will cost 35,000 jobs and prolong the recession by a further three years. Quentin Willson, spokesman for FFUK, said: “Everybody is saying this is a toxic tax […]
Supply chain provider Gist has extended its services for soft fruit producer Berry Gardens after 20 years of working with the business.
3) Perry Watts, DHL Supply Chain UK MD DHL Supply Chain is the majority chunk of the DHL empire in the UK, accounting for £3.8bn of its £4.5bn turnover in 2012 (the remainder being its Express and Mail businesses) and Watts is at the top of the tree.