The FTA has criticised a university’s decision to cut Northern Ireland’s only transportation-specific courses. The trade association said the planned closure of the courses (BSc Transportation and MSc Transport Planning ) at Ulster University in 2018 would be a “huge loss” to the local transport and logistics sector. It said it had written a letter to the minister for employment and learning – as well as the minister for transportation and the environment – to reverse the decision, or make […]
Industry bodies are to collaborate on a new joint initiative to promote the road haulage industry, with a focus on improving its public image and attracting more employees.
The RHA has warned that leaving the European single market and the European Union Customs Union “will inevitably add a degree of administrative cost” to UK operators and could slow down the supply chain.
Current efforts to resolve the driver shortage will not be enough to prevent the looming skills crisis, the Transport Committee has said.