Claims that the UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as a result of delivery failures and delays caused by migrants attempting to stow away in vehicles passing through Calais are “an exaggeration”, according to the Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF). The claim was made by the FTA amid calls for the UK government to bring more pressure to bear on French authorities to deal with the migrant problem in northern France. But FSDF chief executive Chris Sturman […]
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.
Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown.
The FTA has criticised a university’s decision to cut Northern Ireland’s only transportation-specific courses.