Promoting mode shift

To ensure that UK logistics is as efficient, resilient and competitive as possible.

It is a key FTA objective that all modes available for the transport of goods are optimised ...

It is a key FTA objective that all modes available for the transport of goods are optimised to ensure that UK logistics is as efficient, resilient and competitive as possible.

Modes such as rail and inland waterways can offer environmental and cost advantages, particularly where large quantities of goods need to be moved over long distances; there are further opportunities for growth in use of these modes in Great Britain but to encourage this to happen, Government needs to act to promote innovation, create the right planning environment and ensure that freight’s needs are adequately protected amid competing demands on infrastructure.

Find out more

Contact Chris MacRae, Head of Policy (Rail Freight and Scotland)