Saturday 21st Oct 2017 - Logistics Manager

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FTA wants industry to talk about poor rest facilities

The FTA has called for evidence from road users to “help highlight the inconsistency in standards of rest facilities available to use across the country.” This comes after the Government decided HGV drivers are to be fined by DVSA if they take their full weekly rest break inside their cabs.

Miebach’s UK expansion “especially useful” after Brexit

Scania appeals against €880m fine

Scania is to appeal against the €880 million fine imposed by the European Union saying it “strongly contests all the findings and allegations” of participation in a commercial vehicle cartel.

Theresa May finally ‘gets’ logistics

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the call from prime minister Theresa May for a transition period to be a key priority for the Brexit talks. The FTA has been lobbying for such a period since Article 50 was triggered, to enable the preparation of the necessary systems and processes to ensure that post-Brexit trade […]

Longer trailers should be permanent, says FTA

The ten-year trial of longer semi-trailers has proved so successful that they should become permanent, the Freight Transport Association has said in response to the latest trial report from the Department for Transport.

5,000 more customs staff needed after Brexit

HMRC head Jon Thompson has told MPs that it could take up to 5,000 extra staff to handle the additional customs and border checks following Brexit. – just a month after the government set out its proposals for a future customs relationship with the EU.