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Logistics Needs Time and Funding to Succeed Post-Brexit – Says FTA

Irish freight and logistics operators are calling on UK government Speaking in response to the UK government’s release of its positioning papers on Brexit, FTAI’s Aidan Flynn said that Ireland deserves to be part of the conversations, as the UK moves towards exiting...

What is a CPC and Who Needs It?

The CPC is the Certificate of Professional competence; The CPC is a set of standards set by the European Union to ensure that all drivers are competent and proficient. It requires that 35 hours of formal training are completed every 5 years. You need to complete a CPC...

HGV Regulations and Restrictions Costing Logistics Sector Millions

HGV regulations and restrictions are costing logistics operations tens of millions of pounds every year, so transport planners need to find clever ways to adapt to evolving legislation. Paragon will be speaking at the Microlise Transport Conference to discuss how...

Lower Thames Crossing – New Crossing Beneath River Thames

A preferred route has been selected for the new crossing of the River Thames. Location C is to be the new crossing east of Gravesend and Tilbury. This new crossing is set to improve journey time, reliability & economic benefits. Key facts New Thames crossing east...

Convoy in the Park 2017

The festival of trucks, drivers and life on the road. 22/23 July 2017 – Donington Park On the weekend of July 22-23, tens of thousands of truck drivers, race fans and enthusiasts will descend on Donington Park for the inaugural Convoy in the Park extravaganza....

RHA Calls For Enforcement of 45-Hour Weekly Rest Rules

The Road Haulage Association has written to Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Lord Ahmed to voice its disappointment that the urgent issue of weekly rest rules has been further delayed while additional stakeholder views are sought. Commenting, RHA deputy policy...

FTA’s Five-Point Plan to Keep Britain Trading

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has drawn up five priorities for customs and border arrangements to keep Britain trading post Brexit Deputy Chief Executive James Hookham, who outlined the issues to the Home Affairs Committee in Parliament this afternoon, said...

RHA launches Daily Defect App

The RHA’s new Daily Defect App can keep you compliant! The majority of today’s haulage operators and their drivers now rely on their smartphones to keep in touch. But it’s not just about talking – the RHA’s new Daily Defect App can keep you compliant. Developed by RHA...

Brexit, Road Haulage and Freight Transport – What Could It Mean?

Brexit could seriously damage Britain’s food supplies because customs problems could cripple supply chains Brexit could seriously damage Britain’s food supplies because customs problems could cripple supply chains. The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is warning that...

The CV Show 2017

The UK’s biggest and best event for the road transport, distribution and logistics industries! The Commercial Vehicle Show, is now open for registration via their official website. It is taking place at the Birmingham NEC on April 25th till the 27th and will provide...