The FTA is calling on the Welsh Assembly to back its campaign to slash charges for the Severn River crossings. The FTA appeared before the Welsh Affairs Committee in Chepstow this week, alongside association member Owens Group, to give evidence about the two bridges, which are currently operated by Severn River Crossing PLC. The tolls on the Severn – the most expensive in the UK – are set to halved from 2018, when both will be returned to public ownership, […]
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 BVRLA has welcomed the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, which comes into effect today (1 April) and means that foreign-registered lorries will have to pay to travel on UK roads.
The FTA is partnering with freight exchange platform Haulage Exchange to help operators whose supply chains have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic find additional workloads or carrier partners.