The Freight Transport Association (FTA) Driver of the Year 2017 will be named at FTA’s Transport Manager Conference which takes place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry on 29 November.
The Transport Manager conference series, sponsored by truck manufacturer Iveco and … [Continue Reading]
North Yorkshire haulier Liam Quinn saved £700 on his insurance bill thanks to the latest, state-of-the-art truck safety systems from Mercedes-Benz.
His new Actros tractor unit came with an optional Safety Pack, an investment that has enabled Mr Quinn to … [Continue Reading]
The Road Haulage Association is disappointed to learn that the Department for Transport’s Judicial Review into the planned lorry park in Kent has been rejected.
The judges ruled that the proposed holding area for Operation Stack at Stanford West, designed … [Continue Reading]
The Business Secretary Greg Clark will hold talks with one of the UK’s largest trade membership associations later this week(Friday), to discuss the impact of Brexit.
Mr Clark, who is the Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells, will visit the Freight … [Continue Reading]
How can businesses attract new talent into the freight and logistics sector? Currently (Nov 2017), the sector needs 52,000 LGV drivers across the country and FTA members report difficulties in recruiting skilled technicians.
To address this imbalance, and attract new … [Continue Reading]
Following yesterday’s announcement (11 October 2017) in Westminster Hall that HGV drivers are to be fined by DVSA if they take their full weekly rest break in their cabs from 1 November 2017, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is calling … [Continue Reading]
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) announced the 2017 Low Carbon Champions last night at the ‘green transport’ networking event of the year, held in association with Energy 2017 at the NEC, Birmingham.
Over 240 guests attended the celebration dinner … [Continue Reading]
Theatre and event transport specialist Stagefreight had already ordered 10 Actros tractor units when Directors Ian Uttley and Chris Adgie attended Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ latest RoadEfficiency LIVE showcase.
After experiencing the remarkable Active Brake Assist 4 autonomous technology in action at … [Continue Reading]
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is renewing its call for a Freight Commissioner for London, to ensure the city can keep trading effectively.
FTA, which represents more than 16,000 businesses transporting goods and services across the UK and Europe, says … [Continue Reading]
Volkswagen Van Centre Bury St Edmunds has picked-up a third consecutive aftersales award making it the most consistent aftersales team in Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Awards history.
The team based at Northern Way in Bury St Edmunds has won the Aftersales … [Continue Reading]