A reshuffle of the DfT ministers has moved Claire Perry away from her responsibility for freight and logistics, despite her moving into the role just six months ago. She is replaced by Andrew Jones, Conservative MP for the Harrogate and Knaresborough area. Perry is to take responsibility for rail in her new position. The new line up follows the re-appointment of Patrick McLoughlin as secretary of state for transport last week. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon has also joined the department, […]
A public consultation has been launched into proposals for a new lorry parking area as an alternative to Operation Stack in Kent.
The government must resolve groupage and parcel service issues to the EU after evidence showed that high rates and increased paperwork were threatening the profitability of SMEs, according to a Lords report.
The government is ramping up its zero carbon agenda, but how keen are HGV operators to jump onboard when the technology is struggling to keep pace with the demands of running a fleet of vehicles?