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 says the passing into law of Northern Ireland’s new O-licensing regime will help remove “cowboy” firms from the road. The Goods Vehicles Licensing of Operators Transport Bill was passed by the Northern Ireland Assembly yesterday (11 June), ushering in a new era of governance in the territory. The FTA has campaigned for the introduction of the regime, along with other industry partners, for years, believing better enforcement will benefit those running compliant freight businesses in the region. From […]
Tesco has defended its recruitment policy after being accused of seeking out foreign workers, rather than British ones, at its new Dagenham distribution centre in East London.
The brightest female talent working in the logistics industry have until 10 February to enter the 2014 FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards.