Posts Tagged ‘Freight Transport Association’

  • FTA questions impact of government’s immigration policy

    on Nov 5, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA questions impact of government’s immigration policy

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has responded to the government’s call for evidence regarding the salary threshold for a future immigration policy

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  • FTA keynote speaker announced

    on Nov 4, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA keynote speaker announced

    21st century logistics businesses face the challenge of delivering in an ever-changing world, with the new technologies, modes of transport, a shifting workforce and other forces re-shaping the conventions which have dictated the shape of business to now

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  • FTA celebrates most successful ever Transport Manager conference series

    on Oct 31, 19 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on FTA celebrates most successful ever Transport Manager conference series

    Bookings for FTA’s Transport Manager 2019 autumn conferences, sponsored by Bridgestone Tyres, have already passed the 1,500 mark, making the current series the most successful in over 20 years of the event.  Five conferences have already taken place since the series started in September, but there’s still space at the remaining six – which take place in Southampton, Belfast, Scotland, Doncaster, Coventry and Wales over the coming weeks

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  • Declining EU immigration hits UK logistics sector

    on Oct 22, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Declining EU immigration hits UK logistics sector

    Logistics businesses are struggling to fill job vacancies as the number of EU nationals immigrating to the UK for work continues to plummet, according to a report released this month by

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  • LERS launches guide to help road operators save fuel costs and reduce emissions  

    on Oct 20, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on LERS launches guide to help road operators save fuel costs and reduce emissions  

    The Freight Transport Association’s Logistics Emission Reduction Scheme (LERS) has launched a free guide to help all road operators, from owner-operators upwards, to reduce their use of diesel

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  • FTA offers advice on No Deal Brexit

    on Oct 3, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA offers advice on No Deal Brexit

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has reacted to government proposals, saying it is ready to advise on how to keep the UK trading after a No Deal Brexit

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  • Time for politics to give way to action says FTA

    on Aug 19, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Time for politics to give way to action says FTA

    The time has come for government to put the politics of Brexit to one side, come clean with industry, and share its full impact assessment for a No Deal departure from the EU, according to FTA, the organisation which speaks for the logistics sector. 

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  • Dual carriageway opening to provide boost to North West and mid Ulster economy

    on Aug 5, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Dual carriageway opening to provide boost to North West and mid Ulster economy

    The Freight Transport Association in Northern Ireland has welcomed the opening of a seven kilometres stretch of the new A6 dual carriageway

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  • FTA keeps Northern Ireland logistics front and centre

    on Jul 30, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA keeps Northern Ireland logistics front and centre

     FTA, the only business organisation representing the logistics sector, has outlined the importance of the industry at an exclusive meeting with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Julian Smith, at Stormont

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  • FTA’s essential handbooks updated

    on Jul 29, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA’s essential handbooks updated

    The increasing number of vehicles on the road and constantly changing regulations that need to be observed could make life increasingly complicated for the professional driver.  To help them do their job safely and responsibly, the FTA has updated its two popular drivers’ handbooks – one for HGV drivers and one for van drivers – with the key up to the minute compliance information which must be provided to drivers of commercial vehicles by their employer

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