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  • FTA response to smart motorways investigation

    on Jan 27, 20 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is calling on the government to take measures to improve the safety of smart motorways, following a report by BBC Panorama,which raises concerns about the safety of smart motorways

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  • Fleet Operations calls for a sharper focus on driver eyesight

    on Jan 23, 20 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Fleet management specialist Fleet Operations is urging fleet operators to ensure their drivers have regular eyesight tests following new research which shows that thousands of drivers lose their licence each year in the UK due to poor eyesight

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  • Brexit is not done yet says FTA

    on Jan 23, 20 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The Freight Transport Association has called on government to answer critical questions about future trading arrangements with the EU after the Brexit transition period

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  • FTA calls for rethink of restrictive immigration policy 

    on Jan 21, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA calls for rethink of restrictive immigration policy 

    The UK government’s proposal to bring forward restrictions on EU migrants deemed to be ‘low-skilled’ will worsen the severe labour shortage in the logistics sector, according to FTA. 

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  • Bath Clean Air Zone puts business at risk

    on Jan 20, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Bath Clean Air Zone puts business at risk

    The Road Haulage Association has warned that charging hauliers £100 to enter a clean air zone (CAZ) in Bath will put firms at risk

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  • FTA launches strategic supply chain consultancy practice

    on Jan 20, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA launches strategic supply chain consultancy practice

     FTA, the business group which represents the logistics industry, has strengthened its consultancy offering for businesses across the supply chain with the launch of a new strategic consultancy arm

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  • Devil is in the detail on Brexit – says FTA

    on Jan 20, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Devil is in the detail on Brexit – says FTA

    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 transition period. This follows comments at the weekend from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, suggesting a hardening in the government’s approach to Brexit, and that industry has had more than enough time to prepare. 

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  • Paragon enhances last-mile fulfilment software

    on Jan 9, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon enhances last-mile fulfilment software

    Paragon Software Systems has enhanced its modular, last-mile fulfilment software with developments that will help retailers to offer more competitive delivery propositions. These updates to Paragon HDX are part of the company’s commitment to helping retailers better compete in the two-man home delivery marketplace where customer expectations continue to grow exponentially

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  • RHA describes Oxford Zero Emission Zone as absurd

    on Jan 9, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA describes Oxford Zero Emission Zone as absurd

    Charging trucks to enter a zero-emission zone in Oxford will put firms at risk, warns the Road Haulage Association

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  •  RHA publishes vision to decarbonise freight and logistics

    on Jan 7, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on  RHA publishes vision to decarbonise freight and logistics

    The Road Haulage Association’s (RHA)  strategy paper setting out the Association’s approach to decarbonising the freight and logistics sector has been published

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