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Thinking big and multimodal

Thinking big and multimodal

The FTA has always been multimodal but with new modes under development, such as ecargo bikes and drones, it has strengthened its focus here and support safe and efficient logistics across the whole supply chain, from end to end.

The road to crime

The road to crime

The true scale of cargo crime is notoriously difficult to fully ascertain but the harsh reality is it costs businesses millions of pounds every year.

Setting the standards

Setting the standards

Without suitable apprenticeships standards against which to train recruits, the apprenticeship levy is nothing more than a secondary tax on the logistics sector

Disjointed regulations hit hauliers hard

Disjointed regulations hit hauliers hard

Charging clean air zones are a symptom of a wider malaise where incoherent regulation is starting to hit haulage hard.

No deal Brexit tariff plans a 'mixed bag' for EU traders

No deal Brexit tariff plans a 'mixed bag' for EU traders

The Government’s proposed tariff regime to apply temporarily in the event of a no-deal Brexit is a mixed bag for the UK’s EU traders.