Posts Tagged ‘Freight Transport Association’

  • FTA welcomes £1 billion uprade plans

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

    The Department of Transport has confirmed that it will push forward with £1 billion plans to complete the upgrade of the A66 trans-Pennine road

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  • FTA welcomes reinstatement of specialist vehicle testing

    on May 26, 20 • in Latest News • with No Comments

     The decision of the Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon to reinstate specialist vehicle testing and extend driving licences in Northern Ireland is a vital step in supporting the recovery of the logistics industry as the economy eases out of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to FTA, one of the UK’s biggest business groups

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  • Provide us with safe parking spaces says nation’s lorry drivers 

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

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA), one of the UK’s biggest business groups, is urging government to follow through on its promise made two years ago today to provide safe parking spaces for those charged with keeping goods moving throughout the pandemic and beyond: HGV drivers. Two years after the government pledge, FTA’s members report provision has not improved, and many are forced to take their rest breaks in unsafe locations with inadequate welfare, hygiene and sanitation facilities. 

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  • London Lorry Control scheme is back

    on May 22, 20 • in Latest News • with No Comments

    The London Lorry Control Scheme set to make a controversial return on June 1. To support retailers re-stocking during the COVID-19 crisis, London Councils suspended the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) in the middle of March

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  • Reintroduction of charging schemes will hinder economic recovery says FTA

    on May 15, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Reintroduction of charging schemes will hinder economic recovery says FTA

    FTA, the business group which represents the logistics sector, has reacted with extreme disappointment to TfL’s decision to reintroduce all London road charging schemes with immediate effect. 

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  • FTA welcomes Government COVID 19 strategy

    on May 12, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA welcomes Government COVID 19 strategy

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Government’s COVID 19 strategy, but key items still remain unresolved

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  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme must help Britain back to work says FTA

    on May 7, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme must help Britain back to work says FTA

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the business group which represents the logistics industry, has urged the government to use the next stage of its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to ease business back to work after the COVID-19 crisis, to prevent significant job losses and avoid decimating recovery plans for companies. 

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  • FTA becomes UK provider of electronic consignment notes  

    on May 7, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA becomes UK provider of electronic consignment notes  

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the only business group representing all of the logistics sector, has been selected by TransFollow as a UK distributor of eCMR, the electronic version of consignment notes

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  • FTA learns Cat C+E apprenticeship standard has been approved

    on May 6, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA learns Cat C+E apprenticeship standard has been approved

    FTA, the business organisation representing the logistics sector, has learned that the long-awaited LGD Driver Apprenticeship Standard for Cat C+E licences, is to be published this summer

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  • FTA warns of back to work challenges

    on May 6, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA warns of back to work challenges

    While the UK remains in lockdown to limit the spread of COVID-19, government ministers are preparing to issue their “back to work” plans to restart the economy.  And according to FTA, the business group which represents the logistics industry, these plans will create both opportunity and risk for businesses keen to comply with new safe working regulations and get their complex supply chains re-started or re-energised to cope with growing demand

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