Logistics business groups have welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s series of measures to get the economy back on its feet, but warned that further initiatives are needed to prevent a slew of job losses. Rishi Sunak announced a £160bn support package, which includes supporting over a million businesses through grants, loans and rate cuts. He said that as the UK entered the second phase in its recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, he would support jobs by focussing on skills […]
Freight deliveries to major UK cities must be governed by the same regulations to avoid confusion for operators, warned the FTA.
Vosa’s delayed shake-up of the Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS) system will take effect from October. OCRS changes had been slated for 30 April originally but this, and a subsequent 1 July deadline, were missed. As of last month the agency still didn’t have a revised date for the introduction of the new OCRS system. However, in a statement today Vosa says: “In April we informed you that the introduction of the changes to improve the current OCRS was delayed […]
The 2015 FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards recognise the talented women working in transport and logistics. The deadline to nominate a colleague, yourself, a friend or a peer for one of seven categories is 2 February, so to showcase your own achievements, or those of someone who deserves recognition, now is the time.