As confusion continues in Westminster over the shape of the UK’s future relationship with the EU, the FTA is urging politicians to find a solution which supports businesses so that Britain can keep trading effectively with its biggest market, the EU. As the clock counts down to March 29 when the UK is set to leave the EU, James Hookham, deputy chief executive of the FTA, warns that a no deal outcome to negotiations would put business, jobs and the […]
Britain’s ‘imminent’ departure from the European Union may have sparked huge debate across the UK logistics sector, with concerns of significant challenges throughout the international supply chain, but Brexit could also be a catalyst for change for the better for the industry, according to Clugston Distribution director Tim Doggett.
He laid the groundwork for the HGV Road User Levy and and started the longer semi-trailer trial while transport minister. Now he’s back supporting recovery operators and hauliers as the chair of two parliamentary groups, MT finds out more.
The run-up to Christmas always poses serious challenges for operators, often stretching resources to breaking point, writes Simon Jack.
The 33rd Motor Transport Awards returns to the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane on 3 July 2019 to celebrate, recognise and reward excellence in the road freight transport industry. For over 30 years, the Motor Transport Awards have been seen as a benchmark for excellence among UK road transport fleet operators, vehicle manufacturers and other innovators. Enter now for the 2019 awards.’ Enter now
With Brexit hanging in the balance and the prospect of no deal remaining very real, it would be sensible to plan for such. There is always talk of delays at Calais but we do not subscribe to this negative way of thinking as UK customs have no intention of delaying imports into the UK, but they do need your help!
Outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Go Outdoors has taken a 353,000sq ft distribution centre in Middlewich, Cheshire.
Cities play a critical role in both causing and potentially solving many of today’s sustainability challenges, says Professor Xuemei Bai, a leading expert and thought leader on urbanisation and sustainability and the latest recipient of the 2018 Volvo Environment Prize for her work in creating new cities and transforming existing cities to be sustainable and liveable.
Thames Enterprise Park has submitted an outline planning application to Thurrock council to create a 5 million sq ft ‘superhub’ on the site of the former Coryton Oil Refinery.
Prologis has secured planning consent for a 535,000sq ft speculative building at its Prologis RFI DIRFT development near Crick in Northamptonshire.