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Report finds ‘looming’ urban food logistics crisis

A new report about future challenges to London’s food and drink logistics industry has said there is an “urban logistics crisis looming.” The research, ‘Feeding London: 2030’, identifies a growing population and changing demographic as significant influencers.

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FTA backs May’s vision for tariff-free trade

The Freight Transport Association has backed Prime Minister Teresa May’s vision of “tariff-free and frictionless trade” with the European Union and free trade agreements with other partners globally.

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DfT invests £1.2bn in roads

The government is to invest £1.2 billion in improving roads, cutting congestion and improving journey times.

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DfT unveils £20m low-emission truck winners

The drive for cleaner delivery vehicles is accelerating with the government investing £20 million in twenty companies for trials of electric and hydrogen commercial vehicles.

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Jigsaw moves to larger site

Jigsaw has moved its head office and national operations centre from Bardon to a larger site at Ashby de la Zouch in Leicestershire.

FTA want government cash for green trucks

The Freight Transport Association has called on the government to provide the cash to boost the take-up of green fuels by the road transport industry.

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FTA appoints new Ireland GM

FTA has appointed Aidan Flynn as its new general manager (Ireland). Flynn takes over from Neil McDonnell, who worked for the association for three years.

Getting hitched

Innovation has never been more important in the trailer market with pressure to maximise capacity, reduce fuel consumption and meet environmental requirements. Malory Davies reports.