The Severn Crossing tolls will be reduced next year ahead of being scrapped entirely, the government has confirmed. Highways England will gain ownership of the crossing on 8 January 2018, at which point the tolls will cease to include VAT. This means that the current £20 cost for an HGV to cross will be lowered to £16.70, and light goods vehicles will pay £11.20 instead of £13.40. The report from DfT on the reduced toll prices added that in addition […]
The FTA is aiming to “revolutionise” the status of transport managers through a range of continuous professional development courses that will be recognised across the industry.
Rising fuel prices forcing firms to freeze recruitment and vehicle upgrades, according to FairFuelUK and FTA survey
Rising fuel costs are forcing logistics businesses to freeze recruitment, lay-off staff and delay vehicle upgrades, according to a new study from FairFuelUK (FFUK) and FTA.
The FTA met with the Treasury last Thursday (5 February) to discuss the real effect the plummeting cost of oil was having on the freight transport sector.