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 […]
“You’re crippling us!” – logistics firm to cut jobs and relocate over extension to Low Emissions Zone
The MD of a major logistics specialist based near Heathrow has hit out at London mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to widen the Low Emissions Zone (LEZ), insisting it is crippling his business.
Haulage and logistics can forget a return to pre-pandemic sales unless it embraces the “low touch economy”, with investment in autonomous vehicles, localised supply chains and contactless delivery processes, according to a new report.