Lorry drivers who are members of Unite have announced a protest at the Department for Transport at 2pm tomorrow (September 17) over growing fears that the government will weaken or suspend the rules governing lorry driving hours in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The existing driving regulations limit drivers to 56 hours of driving a week (including up to 10 hours a day). There are also strict rules on breaks and rest periods. However, the government has not denied […]
Visitor registration is now live for ITT Hub 2020, which takes place for the first time in May 2020 at Farnborough International Conference & Exhibition Centre.
The FTA told MPs that it was “surprised” it had not been alerted to government research that found a no-deal Brexit would result not only in severe delays at Calais but also fuel shortages affecting hauliers across the UK.
Ford Trucks has signed a deal with TIP Trailer Services for after-sales services in Western Europe.
Transfreight Automotive Logistics Europe (TALE) has entered liquidation after Yusen Logistics acquired the business and hived up its operational activities. TALE was bought by Yusen in 2017 as part of a strategy of continued growth. At the time, the company said the acquisition would “enhance Yusen’s existing automotive network capability by adding key network consolidation points in Western Europe, as well as multi-modal possibilities running between Northern and Southern Europe”. It added that in particular, the purchase boosted its footprint […]
The Prince of Wales visited Gregory Distribution’s Cullompton head office on Wednesday as part of the haulier’s centenary celebrations.
The German parent company of logistics firm Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has pledged to back its UK division until “at least” September 2020, after the Lichfield-based firm saw its operating loss almost double last year.
Biffa’s acquisition of Specialist Waste Recycling (SWRNewstar), announced today (12 March), has raised questions about the future of the firm’s national network of haulage subcontractors.
Europe’s largest road transport conference is back on May 15th, ready to welcome over 1,200 delegates to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. This free-to-attend, one-day event is for those involved at an operational or management level in the operation of road transport fleets. Marian Kitson, director of enforcement at the DVSA and Senior Traffic Commissioner Richard Turfitt are already confirmed to present, with many more exciting speakers to be announced imminently. Motor Transport will be there. Join us to increase […]
Taking place on 24 May 2018 at Culloden Estate & Spa, Belfast, FTA’s Transport Manager Northern Ireland conference is packed with industry leading speakers and the very latest information, guidance and best practice advice surrounding legislation and enforcement changes. FTA’s Transport Manager Northern Ireland conference is packed with industry leading speakers and the very latest information, guidance and best practice advice surrounding legislation and enforcement changes. Speakers include: Our Keynote Address comes from John McGrath, Deputy Secretary Transport and Resources from […]