The government must guarantee it will scrap the Severn Crossing tolls as promised, the FTA has said. Prime minister Theresa May pledged to scrap the charge, currently the costliest road toll in the UK, altogether last month as part of her election campaign. The FTA said that it wants to see a clear commitment from the new government to upholding that promise now the election is over. It currently costs an HGV £20 to cross the bridge, and a van […]
FTA and Everywoman have joined forces to create a year-round programme of activity that operators can adopt to help them attract, retain and develop female employees. Launched today (8 March) to coincide with International Women’s Day, the FTA Everywoman Accelerate Programme incorporates Everywoman’s range of services into three packages – Founder, Champion and Influencer. Each package includes access to the EverywomanNetwork – an online personal development tool – and the Everywoman Club, where senior level women can connect and share […]
The FTA has announced that it will change its name to Logistics UK from the end of May.
UK-registered goods vehicles’ share of the international road freight market has fallen to a fresh low of just 13%, new figures from the DfT have shown.