Posts Tagged ‘Freight Transport Association’

  • FTA calls for rethink of restrictive immigration policy 

    on Jan 21, 20 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    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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  • FTA launches strategic supply chain consultancy practice

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

     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 No Comments

    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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  • Van Excellence celebrates another successful year   

    on Dec 17, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Van Excellence celebrates another successful year   

    Tens of thousands of vans on the UK’s roads are now being operated to the highest standards of safety, compliance and efficiency, thanks to the work undertaken by the members of Van Excellence, a voluntary scheme administered by FTA and sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans. FTA is pleased to announce 2019 was another successful year with 91 companies achieving Van Excellence Operator Accreditation.  

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  • Debate the future of UK logistics at ITT Hub 2020

    on Dec 10, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Debate the future of UK logistics at ITT Hub 2020

    The UK’s logistics sector currently directly impacts more than seven million people employed in making, selling and moving the goods that affect everyone everywhere.  But in our constantly changing world, how will the sector protect itself and grow to ensure that Britain keeps trading effectively throughout the 21st century and beyond

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  • Northern Ireland logistics champion selected for FTA’s 20 for 20 list 

    on Dec 8, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Northern Ireland logistics champion selected for FTA’s 20 for 20 list 

    A leading name in the Irish logistics sector, Pamela Dennison of W S Dennison, has been recognised by the FTA as one of the 20 UK industry leaders set to drive the sector to new heights in the coming year.  

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  • FTA helps to demystify brake test reports

    on Nov 28, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA helps to demystify brake test reports

     Commercial vehicle operators are struggling to decipher their brake test reports, according to FTA, the voice of the logistics sector. To help operators understand the complex documents, the FTA has launched an online guide titled Brake test report

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  • FTA extends Safe Loading Pass Scheme

    on Nov 27, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA extends Safe Loading Pass Scheme

    The Freight Transport Association in the UK has extended the Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) to cover Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) from 1 January

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  • 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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