The FTA has warned its members that a hard Brexit may force them to rethink their business models. Speaking exclusively to MT, head of global and European policy, Pauline Bastidon, identified a number of key concerns as the new Brexit deadline of 31 October looms. These included problems with warehousing capacity, stockpiling costs and shortages of drivers and fuel. “For many products it’s about supply chains,” she explained. “The worry there is you not only have to look at additional […]
Members of the FTA’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) are on track to meet their target of an 8% reduction in the carbon intensity of their operations between 2011 and 2015, an FTA conference, Cutting Carbon, Cutting Costs, heard last week (21 May).
More than two thirds of HGV drivers want to leave the EU, according to a survey from the FairFuelUK (FFUK) campaign.
UK automotive manufacturing sector needs further government intervention to ensure post-pandemic recovery, SMMT warns
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on manufacturing is expected to cut annual light commercial vehicle production volumes by a third to just 920,000 units this year, according to a report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).