Entries have now closed for the 33rd Motor Transport Awards so thank you to everyone who took the time to enter this year. The shortlist will be announced on Monday 15 April.
Diversity and inclusion in the workplace are key to a thriving and successful logistics sector, says Lesley O’Brien, Freightlink Europe and Freight Train.
Closing the skills gap the logistics industry faces is the responsibility of every operator, writes Think Logistics founder and Abbey Logistics group CEO Steve Granite.
The Treasury has to act quickly to release some of the £83m the logistics industry has paid in the Apprentice Levy between April 2017 and March 2018 to help fill the skills gap as the UK heads for Brexit on March 29, says FTA head of skills Sally Gilson.
Motor Transport is holding a free half-day roadshow on 6 March to enable operators to engage with Bath & North East Somerset Council about plans for a proposed charging clean air zone (CAZ) in central Bath.
The first key speaker to be confirmed for the 2019 Microlise Transport Conference is DVSA director of enforcement Marian Kitson.
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.