Posts Tagged ‘Freight Transport Association’

  • 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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  • 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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  • Shortlist announced for FTA Logistics Awards 2019 

    on Jul 24, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Shortlist announced for FTA Logistics Awards 2019 

    FTA has announced the 58 finalists in the running to win an accolade at the prestigious FTA Logistics Awards 2019, following a record number of entrants this year. The awards, now in their third year, celebrate the companies and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the logistics and supply industry and have become acknowledged as the ultimate celebration of one of the UK’s most important industry sectors. FTA’s Logistics Awards 2019 are sponsored by CEVA Logistics, FTA Recovery and Santander. 

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  • FTA reiterates call for frictionless border

    on Jul 23, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA reiterates call for frictionless border

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the business organisation, which represents the interests of the logistics industry in the UK and Ireland has reiterated its call for a frictionless border in Ireland after Brexit

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  • FTA welcomes call for pothole repair fund

    on Jul 2, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA welcomes call for pothole repair fund

    The Transport Select Committee has called for a five-year fund to undertake pothole repairs. A front-loaded, five-year funding settlement is the only way local authorities will be able to address a deteriorating local roads network and plan ahead, says the Transport Committee

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  • FTA chosen to advise on Northern Ireland Brexit preparations  

    on Jun 26, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA chosen to advise on Northern Ireland Brexit preparations  

    The Department for Exiting the European Union has announced that Seamus Leheny, Policy Manager for Northern Ireland at FTA, has been selected to become a member of the Business and Trade Union Alternative Arrangements Advisory Group. 

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  • FTA welcomes Leeds and Birmingham CAZ delay

    on Jun 19, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA welcomes Leeds and Birmingham CAZ delay

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has reacted to yesterday’s statement by Leeds and Birmingham Councils, that they are delaying the start of their Clean Air Zones, by saying it was the only step available to them, and the right thing to do

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