Author: Denise Beedell

THE ALARMING STATE OF VAN CRIME IN THE UK

In August 2020, Freedom of Information requests from British Police Forces showed that almost 10,000 vans were stolen across the UK in the previous 12 months. 

Industry operators speak out about electric vehicles

In a bid to address ongoing environmental issues and improve air quality across the UK, the government has launched several national and regional initiatives, such as its Road to Zero strategy. Earlier this year, the UK became the first major economy to legislate for a net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emission target by 2050, encouraging the logistics industry to decarbonise its fleets. Recently, the...

The road ahead: what’s in store for the future of vans?

The future is drawing closer with technological advances, such as connected vans that can ‘talk’ to each other, fast becoming a reality. FTA, the business organisation representing the logistics industry, welcomes these changes and recognises their importance in line with the government’s Road to Zero strategy. In this article, Denise Beedell, FTA’s Policy Manager for Vans and Urban, shares a glim...