Protecting the seamless movement of goods after Brexit, boosting driver facilities, expanding Heathrow and helping hauliers decarbonise; the FTA has handed its own election manifesto to the main political parties. The trade association said the industry was determined to meet the government’s target of becoming zero-emission but it would not be achieved without the right support. It has called for the next government to actively support and develop the alternatively-fuelled vehicle market so that businesses of all sizes can transition […]
Freight industry must not be ‘thrown to the wolves’ if government fails to deliver viable customs system
The road freight industry is in danger of being “thrown to the wolves” if the government fails to install a competent customs system in time for Brexit, the FTA warned this week.
Provisional traffic figures released by the DfT show light goods vehicles continued to outstrip other vehicle categories last year in terms of mileage growth.
FTA subsidiary TDUK has bought Tachodisc out of administration.