Overnight work on the M20 in Kent to install a temporary steel barrier that keeps traffic flowing in the event of disruption after Brexit starts this weekend. Highways England said it had learned lessons from Operation Stack and that its new package of measures, collectively called Operation Brock, were “a significant improvement” to previous attempts to queue lorries heading for Europe. Completion of the steel barrier, which will create a contraflow system, is scheduled for mid-March and overnight closures will […]
Diversity and inclusion in the workplace are key to a thriving and successful logistics sector, says Lesley O’Brien, Freightlink Europe and Freight Train.
Road transport can be decarbonised but only if the government and industry work together, claims report
A ban on the sale of new diesel-powered HGVs by 2040 in order to “decarbonise freight” is practicable if the government and industry work together on alternatives, a new report claims.
Tariff-free access to the single market and the ability to hire non-UK drivers are the key issues for hauliers as the industry faces Brexit, according to a survey by the FTA.