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Latest issue of FIT out now!

Read the latest news, analysis and opinion from across the modes in the Spring issue of Freight Industry Times.

As the General Election in the UK draws closer, Logistics UK’s CEO David Wells sets out the business group's ‘manifesto for growth’ in the latest issue of Freight Industry Times

Top of the list of ‘asks’ for the new government will be the appointment of a dedicated logistics minister which could, as Wells argues here, supercharge economic growth across the whole economy.

Other highlights in this issue: 

Direct Vision Standard
London’s controversial new safety rules will come into play later this year and the Road Haulage Association is doing everything it can to help hauliers comply, says RHA MD Richard Smith.

With the annual chocolate-fest that is Easter looming, PML Seafrigo’s Ian Shuttlewood examines how these increasingly popular temperature-sensitive goods are being exported around the globe.

Where talent meets opportunity
Generation Logistics, the industry-led, government-backed initiative to futureproof the logistics sector, is quickly solidifying its status as a transformative force, according to Logistics UK’s Kevin Green.

Targeting the treble
Freight Industry Times sat down with Tim Shoveller, CEO of Freightliner, to find out how the UK’s largest maritime intermodal logistics operator plans to meet the Government’s new rail freight growth targets.

Maintaining vigilance at ports
Security has always been key issue for ports but the threat horizon is expanding fast. TT Club’s Peregrine Storrs-Fox offers some guidance for port operators in tackling the latest security challenges.

As well as the latest news from across the modes, you can also expect more insightful comment and analysis from our regular contributors including UKWA's Clare Bottle, BIFA’s Steve Parker, RFG’s Maggie Simpson and UKMHA’s Cameron Burnett.

Enjoy the read!

  • Rail
  • Road
  • Maritime
  • Air
  • Supply Chain