Posts Tagged ‘FTA’

  • 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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  • FTA addresses skills shortage

    on Apr 13, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA addresses skills shortage

    Logistics businesses should take the chance to speak out against the worsening skills shortage, according to FTA, as it calls on industry to support the call for evidence launched by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Road Freight and Logistics

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  • Brexit on the brink

    on Apr 10, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Brexit on the brink

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is reminding logistics businesses that, at this stage, Friday is still the legal date for the UK to leave the European Union.  With that in mind, FTA is advising all businesses with EU supply chains to activate their No Deal readiness plans for possible implementation this weekend

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  • FTA happy to work on tyre ban consultation

    on Feb 26, 19 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on FTA happy to work on tyre ban consultation

    The government announced today (26 February 2019) that it will consult on options to ban 10-year-old tyres from use on buses, coaches, heavy goods vehicles and mini-buses to help keep road users safe

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  • FTA urges customs rethink

    on Jun 10, 17 • in UK • with Comments Off on FTA urges customs rethink

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA), which represents the UK’s freight and logistics industry, has called for the new government to review its decision to leave the EU Customs Union, given the confusion caused by the results of the General Election and lack of a clear mandate from British voters. 

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  • First Northern Ireland operator awarded FTA Van Excellence

    on Nov 28, 16 • in UK • with Comments Off on First Northern Ireland operator awarded FTA Van Excellence

    Henry Brothers (Magherafelt) Ltd has become the first organisation in Northern Ireland to receive Van Excellence Operator Accreditation from the Freight Transport Association.  The company was this week presented with a certificate at its Magherafelt-based offices

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  • Industry Summit on Driver Crisis

    on Jan 12, 15 • in UK • with Comments Off on Industry Summit on Driver Crisis

    With road transport operators facing a chronic shortage of qualified professional drivers the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has announced a one-day industry Summit to tackle the problem. The FTA Industry Summit – ‘Solving the Driver Crisis’ will be held on Thursday 12 March at the Ricoh Stadium, Coventry with a capacity of up to 500 places. The event will bring together government officials, professional HR advisors, and experienced operators to work towards solutions to the current driver crisis. Over 200 delegates have already registered for this unique event that will cover the following topics: How

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