Logistics and manufacturing associations have warned that Tata’s decision to sell off its steel operation in the UK will have major repercussions on the wider economy unless a buyer is found. The warning follows the news that Tata’s board yesterday (29 March) rejected a rescue plan of its UK steel business, voting instead to sell all its steel plants in the UK. Ian Gallagher, FTA head of policy for Wales, said Tata’s decision was very bad news for FTA members. […]
TNT Express has announced the intended sale of its Dutch TNT Fashion Group operation to a consortium formed by Belgian fashion and lifestyle logistics firm Belspeed and Turkish logistics and transport conglomerate Netlog Group.
In contrast to the RHA – which looked outside the organisation to the transport industry for its new CEO – the FTA appointed its former finance and operations director David Wells to replace CEO Theo de Pencier when he announced his departure earlier this year.
Trade associations have warned that London’s ULEZ will severely disadvantage, or even bankrupt, operators that work in the city when it begins in 2019.