Posts Tagged ‘FTA Ireland’

  • Logistics businesses need more financial support says FTAI

    on Apr 16, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics businesses need more financial support says FTAI

    The Irish government needs to provide additional financial support to logistics businesses to keep supply chains resilient during the Covid-19 outbreak, according to FTA Ireland (FTAI). The organisation’s Covid-19 Impact Survey, released on Wednesday, April 15 , shows that 71% of logistics businesses have seen a drop in revenue since the start of the pandemic

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  • FTAI urges ferry companies to prioritise safety of drivers

    on Mar 17, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTAI urges ferry companies to prioritise safety of drivers

    To help protect commercial drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic, FTA Ireland (FTAI) is urging cargo-carrying ferry companies to restrict cabins to one-person occupation, close all bars and restaurants on board and provide a room service for drivers to include meals and drinks

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  • FTA Ireland drives change through TruckSafe

    on Nov 12, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA Ireland drives change through TruckSafe

    FTA Ireland is supporting the Environment and driving change through its Truck Safe and VanSafe programmes

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  • Vehicle safety on agenda at FTA Ireland Transport Manager Seminar

    on Feb 7, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Vehicle safety on agenda at FTA Ireland Transport Manager Seminar

    Dr Sharon McGuinness, CEO of the Health and Safety Authority, will discuss work related vehicle safety at FTA Ireland’s (FTAI) popular Transport Manager Seminar, which returns to the Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, County Meath on 5 March

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  • Transport Manager Seminar Ireland 2019

    on Jan 2, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Transport Manager Seminar Ireland 2019

    FTA Ireland is set to hold its annual Transport Manager Seminar at Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, Co. Meath on Tuesday, March

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  • Budget delivers welcome news says FTA Ireland

    on Oct 9, 18 • in UK • with Comments Off on Budget delivers welcome news says FTA Ireland

    Budget 2019 delivers welcome news for the freight distribution and logistics sector by refraining to increase carbon tax and the price of diesel, according to FTA Ireland (FTAI)

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  • Time for talking trade is now – says FTA Ireland

    on Oct 11, 17 • in UK • with Comments Off on Time for talking trade is now – says FTA Ireland

    The UK government’s White Papers on future trading and customs relationships with Europe fail to clarify how so-called frictionless trade can be made possible after the UK leaves the European Union, says Freight Transport Association Ireland, the most active membership association representing the Irish logistics industry. On behalf of its members, FTAI is urging the UK and European negotiating teams to now make trade a very real priority, to ensure that a transition period can be arranged to ease trading relationships post-Brexit

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  • Ireland must be special case in Brexit negotiations- says FTA Ireland

    on Jun 18, 17 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Ireland must be special case in Brexit negotiations- says FTA Ireland

    Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) has called on the EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier and the Irish Government to ensure Ireland is made a special case in the forthcoming Brexit talks following confirmation that negotiations with the European Commission will begin on Monday

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  • Irish supply chain must be prioritised in Brexit negotiations – says FTAI

    on Apr 26, 17 • in UK • with Comments Off on Irish supply chain must be prioritised in Brexit negotiations – says FTAI

    FTA Ireland (FTAI) is calling on both sides in the Brexit negotiations to make sure that Ireland’s unique circumstances and links with the UK are prioritised in the early stages to avoid disruptions to supply chains and delays at the borders

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  • FTA Ireland Motor Insurance Survey – more regulation needed

    on Feb 28, 17 • in UK • with Comments Off on FTA Ireland Motor Insurance Survey – more regulation needed

    Increased motor insurance costs for commercial vehicle operators could curb efforts to  remain competitive, according to FTA Ireland. A survey of motor insurance prices by the association found that 87 per cent of its members experienced rises in 2016, with half saying their  premiums had gone up by more than 40 per cent

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