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RHA chief executive Richard Burnett

RHA set for Treasury meeting over driver shortage funding

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.

James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways surpasses growth targets in 2014

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.

Mary Macleod MP

2015 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards – final call for nominations

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.

James Hookham, FTA Managing Director of Policy and Communications

FTA and City & Guilds partnership aims to fill the void in skills development

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.

Matthew Hunt, director at Port of Sunderland

Investment programme lifts Port of Sunderland to record highs

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.