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 […]
Logistics planning for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer will now have to be “done in a rush”, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has claimed.
A suggestion by new president of the Institute of Highway Engineers for the government to consider banning trucks from UK motorways on Sundays has been described as “out of touch” and “the last thing” the industry would want to see in the UK. Richard Hayes, who will became president of the IHE this week, says he will be writing to the roads minister, Mike Penning, to ask the Department for Transport (DfT) to investigate the issue as part of its […]
Logistics and recruitment and distribution company Challenge-trg Group has introduced English lessons for non-native speaking drivers and warehouse staff.