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FedEx's €4.4 billion ($4.8 billion, £3.2 billion) bid for Dutch parcel delivery firm TNT Express has sparked a boost in courier company shares. It’s not only the courier industry that will benefit, however: it is customers that should ultimately be the real winner. The resulting company will introduce stronger competition within Europe and globally.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) will be showcasing the very best of its services, brand new products, special offers and celebrating its members achievements at the 2015 Commercial Vehicle Show. The annual event is Britain’s biggest road transport show.
In light of the continuing debate over the Labour Party’s plans to scrap the non-domicile rule, I feel it’s essential that The Baltic Exchange highlights the importance and value to the UK economy of the many foreign shipowners who reside in the UK and pay tax in the UK but also enjoy the benefits of non-domiciled status to ensure their global businesses are not brought into the UK tax net.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has responded to the Labour party’s promise to guarantee teenagers face-to-face careers advice in schools if it wins the General Election. The party has also pledged that its plans would focus on vocational as well as academic career routes.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is sponsoring a car in this year’s British Touring Car Championships (BTCC). Speedworks Motorsport’s Toyota Avensis, driven by the up-and-coming Tom Ingram, will carry the RHA logo throughout the full racing season calendar.