All Severn Crossing tolls are to be scrapped by the end of 2018, the government has confirmed. The crossings, which cost an HGV £20 per crossing (£13.50 for vans), have long been criticised as a financial drain on operators in Wales and the South West. In a statement this morning (21 July) the welsh secretary for State Alun Cairns said the tolls will be abolished and control of the bridges handed over to Highways England by the end of next […]
Six fuel delivery operators face further talks at Acas after tanker drivers represented by union Unite rejected proposals regarding employment security. The union, which represents some 1,200 tanker drivers will now seek further talks with DHL, BP, Wincanton, Norbert Dentressangle, Turners (Soham) and Hoyer. Delegates at the union say that while progress had been made on health, safety and training, proposals on maintaining standards, security of employment and sub-contracting did not give Unite confidence that the problems they describe as […]
The legacy of last year’s successful Olympic and Paralympic Games will be collaboration, according to the head of the FTA.
Former FTA president and ex-Christian Salvesen chief executive Stewart Oades has been appointed as a non-executive director at Wincanton.