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Following extensive lobbying on behalf of its members, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has welcomed an invitation from the Treasury to attend a meeting early next month to discuss the issue of funding for employers to train UK residents to drive in the haulage industry.
The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways, set new records for the number of passengers carried and amount of cargo transported during 2014, its strongest operational performance to date.
Women who excel in the sector, whatever their role, only have until 9th February to enter the eighth FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards programme.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has entered into a partnership arrangement with City & Guilds in order to ‘fill the void’ of skills development in the logistics sector.
The Port of Sunderland realised a 20% increase in the volume of cargo handled in 2014, following continued investment in improved infrastructure and equipment which enabled it to take on more significant projects. In 2014 cargo throughput reached 710,000 tonnes, an increase from the 590,000 tonnes managed in the previous 12 months.