Land Transport

FTA calls for Brexit transition extension

Land Transport - 2020-03-26

The UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called for an extension to the UK’s Brexit ‘transition period’ after leaving the EU, and hence an extension to its current trad...

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Safeguard intermodal transport Italy/Europe in wake of coronavirus

Land Transport - 2020-03-13

A list of measures to safeguard intermodal transport in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak has been presented to Italian and European institutions...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): IRU calls on governments to help keep road transport supply chains and mobility networks moving

Land Transport - 2020-03-13

Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the world...

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IRU report forecasts alarming jump in driver shortage in Europe

Land Transport - 2020-03-09

According to research from IRU, the European road transport sector is facing a 13% increase in driver shortage in 2020...

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Coronavirus and logistics: Business as usual – for now

Land Transport - 2020-03-09

Many RHA members are worried about the spread of coronavirus and the impact it could have on the logistics industry...

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Women key to solving truck driver shortages, says IRU

Land Transport - 2020-03-03

Europe’s chronic shortage of truck drivers can be significantly eased if the industry is made safer and more attractive for women...

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European rail CEOs set course for EU green mobility with VP Timmermans

Land Transport - 2020-02-24

Meeting in Brussels on 19 February, Europe’s leading rail CEOs set the course for the EU’s shift to a sustainable mobility system together with European Commission Vice-President Frans Tim...

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IRU report uncovers barriers to road safety investment

Land Transport - 2020-02-24

IRU has released a comprehensive report on road safety investment by mobility and logistics operating companies...

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IRU’s urgent call for a new road safety culture

Land Transport - 2020-02-21

At the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety, which gathered 1700 participants from 140 countries in Stockholm this week, IRU called for a road safety culture focused on training and skills...

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Delivering the Green Deal needs a recharging strategy for e-trucks

Land Transport - 2020-02-19

If the Green Deal is to succeed, the EU must provide the chargers needed for the electric trucks currently coming to market, a high-level conference on decarbonising trucks will be told today...

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Brussels threatens UK with legal action over road charging rules

Land Transport - 2020-02-13

EU notes its laws continue to apply until 31 December...

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FTA comment on the UK's future relationship with Europe

Land Transport - 2020-02-12

“Today’s announcements about the UK’s future relationship with Europe provide more much-needed clarity for logistics operators, and his assertion that there will be no extension to t...

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UN adopts new legal framework, backing future of TIR

Land Transport - 2020-02-06

A historical moment was reached on 5 February as signatories of the TIR Convention unanimously adopted the new legal framework that will power the future of the TIR Convention (its Annex 11) and make ...

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Shifting HGVs to alternative fuels needs realistic timescales

Land Transport - 2020-02-05

As Boris Johnson set out plans for the UK to lead the world in delivering a net zero emissions economy, he has announced on 4 February that from 2035, the UK will see a ban on the sale of new pet...

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Belgium hopes to lead world with new hydrogen project

Land Transport - 2020-02-04

Surplus wind power could soon light and heat Belgian homes thanks to a planned hydrogen plant on the North Sea coast, set to be the world’s first commercial-scale project of its type...

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European Shipping Week: ESPO and ECSA co-organise event on decarbonisation of shipping

Land Transport - 2020-02-03

ESPO is co-organising with ECSA an event on decarbonisation of shipping as part of the European Shipping Week (ESW)...

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Tomorrow is Brexit day, what does this mean for UK-EU haulage?

Land Transport - 2020-01-31

There has been much confusion about what will change post-Brexit, and when...

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Logistics needs access to migrant workers to Keep Britain Trading

Land Transport - 2020-01-30

In response to recommendations made by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to reduce the £30,000 salary threshold for immigration post-Brexit but retain the Level 3 qualification requirement,...

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With four days to go, what does Brexit mean for UK-EU haulage?

Land Transport - 2020-01-28

There has been much confusion about what will change post-Brexit, and when...

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Devil is in the detail on Brexit, says FTA

Land Transport - 2020-01-21

FTA, the only business group that represents all of the logistics industry, is calling on the government to answer critical questions about our future trading arrangements with the EU after the Brexit...

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