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 new organisation, to be formed by the RHA, FTA, CILT and Institute of Road Transport Engineers (IRTE), was the outcome of a roundtable discussion held by the four trade bodies, who said further details will be confirmed by the end of September. FTA chief executive David Wells said: “We are in […]
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