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Richard Burnett

RHA and FTA call for grants to address driver shortfall

Staff and members of the Road Haulage Association and Freight Transport recently attended a meeting at HM Treasury to press for new Government funding towards the cost of getting new truck drivers licensed and qualified to drive.

Marianne Culver

Marianne Culver ready for TNT UK challenge

TNT UK has appointed Marianne Culver as its Managing Director with immediate effect. She brings with her a reputation as an experienced leader in business turnaround and transformation.

FTA’s new chief executive to address Microlise Transport Conference

David Wells, who takes over the role of chief executive at the Freight Transport Association (FTA) when Theo de Pencier retires at the end of April, will speak on behalf of the Association at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference.

GB Railfreight claims top prize at UK Rail Industry Awards

GB Railfreight claims top prize at UK Rail Industry Awards

GB Railfreight was named as Operator of the Year at the annual UK Rail Industry Awards 2015. Run and organised by Rail Technology Magazine, the awards are open to anyone working or supplying the UK rail sector.

Chris Jones, Descartes Systems Group

Is your attitude the real problem?

You wouldn’t think a saying from a fictional pirate would have much relevance in the real world, but sadly the quote attributed to Captain Jack Sparrow: “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem,” sums up one of the biggest challenges facing today’s supply chain: an inflexible mindset.