Posts Tagged ‘Freight Transport Association’

  • Green lanes should mean go for freight says FTA

    on Mar 26, 20 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has urged all EU member states to act upon the EU guidelines on green lanes for goods at borders, in order to ensure the continuous flow of trade and support essential services, keep shops full and protect the economy

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  • FTA calls for Brexit transition extension

    on Mar 25, 20 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus will make the effective implementation of any new legislation impossible in the short term, says FTA, the business group representing the logistics sector. As a result, the industry is petitioning government urgently to seek an extension to the current transition period for leaving the European Union, as well as suspending other planned domestic legislation which will impact the logistics sector

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  • Supply chain ready to tackle COVID-19 challenge says FTA

    on Mar 19, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Supply chain ready to tackle COVID-19 challenge says FTA

    FTA, the business group which represents the logistics industry, is reassuring UK consumers and businesses that the supply chain is capable of handling challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic

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  • DfT holding back carbon benefit of longer semi trailers says FTA

    on Mar 2, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on DfT holding back carbon benefit of longer semi trailers says FTA

    The government should make the use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) a permanent fixture on the UK’s roads following the successful outcome of its trial, according to FTA, the only business group representing all of the logistics sector

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  •  CEO taking logistics to new heights after decade of change

    on Feb 18, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on  CEO taking logistics to new heights after decade of change

     After ten years with the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the business organisation representing the logistics industry, Chief Executive David Wells has revealed his ambitions for the association’s next decade, which he believes will drive even more achievements for its members

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  • Apprenticeship levy a wasted resource says FTA

    on Feb 18, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Apprenticeship levy a wasted resource says FTA

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has expressed its disappointment that hundreds of millions of pounds that was intended for training apprentices, has gone unused

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  • Football legend to guest star at FTA Northern Ireland logistics lunch

    on Feb 12, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Football legend to guest star at FTA Northern Ireland logistics lunch

    Former Premier League footballer Andy Cole will be speaking at FTA’s annual Northern Ireland Logistics Lunch, to be held at the Merchant Hotel in Belfast on Friday 5 June

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  • FTA comments on Michael Gove speech

    on Feb 10, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA comments on Michael Gove speech

    UK businesses that trade with Europe need to prepare for “significant change” with “inevitable” border checks for “almost everybody” Deputy Prime Minister said in a speech today

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  • FTA urges government to address lack of facilities

    on Jan 29, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA urges government to address lack of facilities

    With the next phase of consultation for the Lower Thames Crossing launching today (29 January 2020), the Freight Transport Association (FTA )is urging government to address the lack of facilities for drivers along the proposed route

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  • FTA response to smart motorways investigation

    on Jan 27, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA response to smart motorways investigation

    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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