The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men. Jones (pictured) told last week’s 2015 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards in London that while the number of female drivers has risen from 39,000 to 44,000 since 2013, the number of female directors in transport had dropped from 9,000 to 8,000. Jones […]
Four businesses go head-to-head to be awarded Home Delivery Operator of the Year, sponsored by Cartwright Group: DPD; Hermes; John Lewis and Whirlpool. The winner will be announced at the Grosvenor House hotel in London on 4 July.
Road tolling was a key topic discussed at a fringe seminar hosted by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport at this week’s Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.
The latest developments in urban truck safety will be on display at ExceL London next month when the Clocs Exhibition once again comes to the capital. Now in its fourth year, the event was borne out of the Clocs road safety initiative created by TfL in 2012, and is now one of the leading showcase events for urban vehicle safety. The main heavy duty truck manufacturers will be present this year, many of whom will be demonstrating their response to […]