Trade associations welcomed the new London Freight Enforcement Partnership launched by TfL and partner agencies earlier this week, although the RHA called on the transport body to make the results of the enforcement project more visible to the industry. The partnership will see TfL, the DVSA, the Metropolitan Police and the City of London Police pool their resources to form a team of more than 90 officers, plus a team of analysts, to tackle the issue of non-compliant operators in […]
Plans for a new international rail freight terminal at Mossend in Bellshill have been approved by Scottish ministers.
More than 67,000 employees working in the logistics sector are regarded as not being proficient in their jobs, according to a report by a government advisory body.
A suggestion by new president of the Institute of Highway Engineers for the government to consider banning trucks from UK motorways on Sundays has been described as “out of touch” and “the last thing” the industry would want to see in the UK. Richard Hayes, who will became president of the IHE this week, says he will be writing to the roads minister, Mike Penning, to ask the Department for Transport (DfT) to investigate the issue as part of its […]