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UK supply chain in "serious danger"

The worsening Calais migrant problem has led to both the ferry terminals and Eurotunnel increasing checks on vehicles prior to embarkation, slowing down the processing of vehicles and threatening the reliability of the UK supply chain to and from Europe, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA).

Who do you think is the best van driver in the UK?

The FTA Van Excellence Driver of the Year competition is back for a second time and open for entries – so accredited operators can nominate their best driver for the award.

Ashley Bryan, Industrial Director of Hope Construction Materials

Hope’s wagon investment a major boost for cement rail transport

Britain’s leading independent supplier of construction materials, Hope Construction Materials, has announced a significant investment in rail transportation from its Derbyshire cement operation.

Andy Sulston, Director of Contract Logistics & Consulting

Clearing the path for one-click culture: what does the emergence of eCommerce mean for logistics?

Customers from all over the world are modernising their shopping habits, taking trade away from the high street and into the world of eCommerce. With the option of next day delivery now virtually standard, a host of new demands are being placed on the logistics behind our one-click culture.

FTA’s Chief Executive, David Wells

FTA’s Logistics Report identifies spending on road improvements as a priority for Government

According to the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) new Logistics Report 2015, the newly-elected Conservative Government should prioritise investing in road improvements.