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 […]
11) Geoff Dunning, chief exec, RHA and 12) Theo de Pencier, chief exec, FTA While the year-end disappointment of the failure to get a cut in fuel duty may rankle, with hindsight the joint campaigning between the industry’s pre-eminent trade associations (fronted by the FairFuelUK lobby) may be seen as a masterstroke. During this time of “austerity Britain”; “We’re all in it together” and “fixing the roof while the sun shines” holding off a lucrative tax rise for the Treasury […]
The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem.
London Councils’ transport committee chair was unable to explain what “light touch” enforcement will actually mean during the Olympics at a select committee evidence session last week (23 May). Responding to Transport Committee member Paul Maynard’s call for clarification over the issuing of Penalty Charge Notices (PCN), Catherine West said the capital’s councils had to strike a difficult balancing act between looking after residents and keeping the city running. West said: “Certainty over regulations? Clearly the freight industry understands what […]