The FTA is partnering with freight exchange platform Haulage Exchange to help operators whose supply chains have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic find additional workloads or carrier partners. Dubbed the Logistics Efficiency Network Solution (LENS) the service connects operators to loads needing transportation. Under the partnership FTA members can search Haulage Exchange’s Smart System for loads based on their location and HGV specifications. The system can also match suitable loads to carriers and gives FTA members the ability to […]
A road upgrade programme in Belfast, which was to be largely funded by the EU, has been put on hold following the referendum.
The FTA has called on the government to speed up its decision over a new lower Thames crossing, after transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin ruled out one of the three possible locations and said a final announcement would be made “as soon as possible”.
Logistics UK has renewed its appeal to government to provide the clarity and systems hauliers require to ensure trade continues flowing after the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020.