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Brexit: Prepare for worst case scenario, says FTA

Brexit: Prepare for worst case scenario, says FTA

The Freight Transport Association has reacted with frustration to the lack of progress in Brexit negotiations, advising logistics companies to prepare for the worst case scenario.

Veterans to benefit from new training simulators at the Port of Tilbury

Veterans to benefit from new training simulators at the Port of Tilbury

A state-of-the-art technology suite that includes two training simulators has been opened at the Port of Tilbury to help support the veteran community with training in the logistics sector.

UK road freight activity falls by more than a quarter in a decade

Road freight activity in the UK has declined by 26% over the last 10 years, according to the latest government statistics.

Leeds Clean Air Zone plans will be “disastrous” for hauliers, says RHA

Leeds Clean Air Zone plans will be “disastrous” for hauliers, says RHA

Leeds City Council’s plans to charge non-Euro VI trucks £50 per day to enter its Clean Air Zone will drive hauliers out of business, the RHA has warned.

Apprenticeship Levy fast becoming a tax, hauliers warn

Apprenticeship Levy fast becoming a tax, hauliers warn

Hauliers are becoming increasingly frustrated at unlocking funding from the Government’s Apprenticeship Levy, which is “fast becoming a tax” delegates at the Road Haulage Association’s Autumn Conference in Birmingham have been told.