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 […]
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.
More of the £500m being set aside for encouraging the take-up of ultra low emission vehicles should be allocated to freight vehicles, the FTA has suggested.
Government plans to evolve the current HGV Road User Levy into a green tax have raised the hackles of the freight industry.