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. […]
Claims that the UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as a result of delivery failures and delays caused by migrants attempting to stow away in vehicles passing through Calais are “an exaggeration”, according to the Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF).
Princess Anne, patron of charity Transaid, will be attending this year’s Multimodal to participate in a discussion organised by the FTA.
The bosses of Abbey Logistics Group and Suckling Transport are disappointed that their efforts to promote the industry with a Love Logistics livery on their vehicles haven’t been embraced by other operators. Six months after the Love Logistics liveries were introduced, inspired by former Labour spin-doctor Alastair Campbell’s suggestion at an MT Directors’ Club meeting that trucks were the perfect moving billboards to promote the industry, no other operators have followed suit. James Hookham, MD of policy and communications at […]