The FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards has had a birthday makeover for its 10th anniversary, with a list of brand new categories for next year’s event. Nominations are open for the awards, which will name two winners – a “leader” and an “above and beyond” candidate – in each of the six categories. The categories include a dedicated freight award, as well as categories for supply chain and warehousing. An infrastructure award will also recognise two women contributing […]
Direct Vision Standard is no “silver bullet” to tackling HGV and cyclist collision, say industry bodies
The mayor’s Direct Vision Standard plans that will ban ‘off-road’ specification lorries from entering the capital by 2020 should be part of a balanced approach to tackling road safety, and not just penalise the road haulage sector, trade associations have said.
Working practices in the supply chain have been thrust into the limelight by the BBC’s investigative series Panorama. Earlier this week the programme aired an edition highlighting long shifts and tough picking targets at a DC run by internet retailer Amazon.
London mayor Sadiq Khan’s election pledge to pedestrianise Oxford Street has been stamped out by Westminster Council.