Hauliers worried about life after Brexit

27 January 2020

The Withdrawal Agreement has received royal assent and confirmation by the European Parliament is expected to pass without incident meaning that the UK will leave the EU at the end of January.

Emission zones continue to rile hauliers

24 January 2020

We recently reported that the Freight Transport Association (FTA) had been critical of proposals for the UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) in Oxford (see Oxford Zero Emission Zone upsets hauliers).

Operators warned to check IR35 changes

23 January 2020

A leading law firm has reminded transport operators that they may be caught by tax changes due to come into effect in April 2020 if they engage drivers through their own personal service companies directly or through an agency.

Hauliers cutting CO2 emissions

21 January 2020

New data shows that members of the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) cut their carbon dioxide (CO2) vehicle emissions by 4% in 2018.

Appeal to London Mayor to work with logistics industry

16 January 2020

Ahead of the 2020 London Mayoral Election, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called on whoever wins to work more closely with the logistics sector to make the capital cleaner, safer and more efficient.

Stena set to improve UK Ireland ferry freight services

13 January 2020

The first of five next generation Stena Line RoPax vessels to be completed at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard in China, the Stena Estrid has started service this month (January 2020) on the Holyhead to Dublin route.

Oxford Zero Emission Zone upsets hauliers

13 January 2020

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have published final draft proposals for the UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ), to be introduced later this year.

M20 Operation Brock barrier to be removed

13 January 2020

Details of work to remove the steel barrier on the M20 in Kent, installed last year as part of Operation Brock (see Kent roads are Brexit-ready), have been confirmed by Highways England.

Workers warned to check holiday dates

3 January 2020

Anyone looking to get away in the spring and thinking that the early May bank holiday would be ideal for a long weekend needs to think again this year as the Government has decided to move it from its usual first Monday in May spot.