Wednesday 19th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Get the right vehicle for the right job, says FTA

Urban logistics challenges are only going to increase as city populations increase, Natalie Chapman, head of South England and urban policy at the Freight Transport Association, said when she spoke at the CiTTi exhibition on Tuesday.

Infrastructure urgently needs investment – FTA

Investment in the UK’s transport and logistics infrastructure is urgently needed to counteract a significant fall in the country’s global competitiveness, according to the Freight Transport Association.

ULEZ punishes haulage industry, says RHA

The Mayor of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone is punishing the road haulage industry, according to the Road Haulage Association following the introduction of the scheme on Monday.

£201m cash for road repairs

Local authorities have been given £201 million for road maintenance and pothole repairs by the government.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

EU contingency approval a relief for hauliers

A provisional agreement between the European Parliament and Member States to allow UK hauliers market access without ECMT permits for certain transport operations in the event of a No Deal Brexit has been welcomed by the FTA, but it warned the decision still needs to be approved and still leaves much to consider.

Van operators need more support in London ULEZ

Transport for London must do more to ensure the financial burden of upgrading vehicles to ensure continued working access within London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone does not debilitate small businesses, the Freight Transport Association has warned.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

HMRC to suspend launch of Entry Summary Declarations

HMRC is to suspend the introduction of Entry Summary Declarations on EU imports for six months, saying it would give companies more time to prepare for changes to EU trade arrangements should the UK leave without a deal.

Leeds CAZ needs clarity, says FTA

The Freight Transport Association believes that any businesses operating in and around Leeds need clarification on Leeds City Council’s newly-approved Clean Air Zone.

Don’t judge lorries the same as cars, says FTA

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have updated the city’s Zero Emission Zone plans so that only ultra-low emission cars that are capable of being zero emission can enter the city centre Zone – but would in effect excludes vans and lorries as they cannot meet the car-based requirement.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

Lack of clarity is jeopardising peoples’ jobs, says FTA

Although the government has waived the application fee for EU Settled Status applications there still remains much confusion around what future immigration will be allowed in the case of a no deal Brexit, says the Freight Transport Association.