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Government’s 2035 van ban “unlikely to happen”, says FTA

Government’s 2035 van ban “unlikely to happen”, says FTA

It is very unlikely that all new vans bought after 2035 will all be electrically powered unless the Government takes urgent action to solve the challenges around power supply and the availability of electric vehicles, the Freight Transport Association has said.

Driverless lorries set to dominate UK ferry traffic

Driverless lorries set to dominate UK ferry traffic

Autonomous HGVs could replace much of the UK’s conventional lorry and container transport within a generation and transform the way the roll-on-roll-off market works in the UK, a new report suggests.

Vital logistics workers should be excluded from restrictive immigration policy,

Vital logistics workers should be excluded from restrictive immigration policy, says FTA

The Government’s proposal to bring forward restrictions on EU migrants deemed to be ‘low-skilled’ will worsen the severe labour shortage in the logistics sector, according to the Freight Transport Association.

Stevedore paralysed after fall from height on cargo ship

Stevedore paralysed after fall from height on cargo ship

Shipping company fined for safety breaches after worker suffers life changing injuries

DB Cargo fined £1.2 million after teenager electrocuted at freight terminal

DB Cargo fined £1.2 million after teenager electrocuted at freight terminal

The UK’s largest rail freight operator, DB Cargo (UK) Ltd, has been fined £1.2m after a 13 year-old boy was hit by a 25,000-volt electric shock from overhead power lines at its Bescot Yard freight terminal in Walsall.