Sunday 25th Jun 2017 - Logistics Manager

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New TC disqualifies haulage director for using magnet

New North West Traffic Commissioner Simon Evans has disqualified a haulage director for two years after he admitted using a magnet to tamper with the tachograph to hide driving during a daily rest period.

MP Theresa May is coming in. Martin and Nicola will be chatting with her. Advertiser Office, Maidenhead

Brexit fears follow election shambles

The logistics and transport industry has responded to the shock UK general election outcome which has resulted in the Conservative party forming a minority government with the Democratic Unionists.

425pc increase in modern slavery

There has been a 425 per cent increase in the number of modern slavery act prosecution cases, according to the Ministry of Justice’s Criminal Justice System Statistics Quarterly report.

New policy director for Freight Transport Association

The Freight Transport Association has appointed Elizabeth de Jong as director of policy to replace Karen Dee, who left earlier this year to become chief executive of the Airport Operators Association.

Lorries, commercial vehicles and cars driving on a motorway

EU van plans spark industry fears

EU plans to increase regulation for the van sector have set alarm bells ringing at the Freight Transport Association, which says they could divert the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency from policing dangerous, badly maintained or overloaded vehicles.