The logistics industry has lashed out at government claims that hauliers ignored government warnings to prepare for the driver shortage for five years. The accusation was made by transport minister Baroness Vere in a House of Lord’s debate on the subject. Vere said: “I have been roads minister now for two years, and I had this conversation [about driver shortages] with the haulage sector two years ago. “The TSC [Transport Select Committee] issued a report in 2016, pointing out exactly […]
A competition offering £10m of funding to firms that can develop ways to move freight and people more efficiently is attracting strong interest.
Kinaxia is preparing to forge ahead in 2022 after weathering the worst of the pandemic and Brexit to deliver a 66% rise in operating profit, chief executive Simon Hobbs told MT this week.
Transport for the North (TfN) said its future was looking uncertain due to ministers failing to provide any clarity about its funding after the current financial year.