The FTA has announced that it will change its name to Logistics UK from the end of May. The move comes as the organisation looks to achieve more for its members and change the way it is perceived by people outside the industry. “For people who don’t really know us, the name Logistics UK is modern, it’s impactful, it’s authoritative,” FTA marketing and communications director Kevin Green told motortransport.co.uk. “But we’re not changing who we are or what we do. […]
The government is seeking views on extending the longer semi-trailer pilot, despite the latest annual report revealing that the full allocation is still not running on UK roads.
A plan to introduce a clean air zone in Bath, which will cost non-Euro 6 HGVs £100 a day to enter but exempt all cars, has been slammed by the FTA.
A proposed congestion charge on HGVs using the Port of Dover has been met with “incredulity” by the trade associations, which warned such a charge could jeopardise British trading relationships.