The Business Secretary Greg Clark will hold talks with one of the UK’s largest trade membership associations later this week(Friday), to discuss the impact of Brexit.
Mr Clark, who is the Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells, will visit the Freight … [Continue Reading]
How can businesses attract new talent into the freight and logistics sector? Currently (Nov 2017), the sector needs 52,000 LGV drivers across the country and FTA members report difficulties in recruiting skilled technicians.
To address this imbalance, and attract new … [Continue Reading]
Leading UK LPG supplier, Flogas Britain, has been named as one of the UK’s leading freight and logistics businesses, after being shortlisted for the 2017 FTA Logistics Awards.
The awards, co-ordinated by the country’s leading logistics membership association, the … [Continue Reading]
Following yesterday’s announcement (11 October 2017) in Westminster Hall that HGV drivers are to be fined by DVSA if they take their full weekly rest break in their cabs from 1 November 2017, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is calling … [Continue Reading]
The freight and logistics sector is still suffering a shortage of skilled drivers, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA)’s July Quarterly Transport Activity Survey (QTAS), sponsored by Santander Corporate Banking. The survey, which asked the opinions of 6,000 freight … [Continue Reading]
Ninety-six per cent of transport operators questioned by FTA say delivering in London is harder than five years ago – with congestion, restricted delivery times and an excessive number of compliance schemes among the reasons.
A survey by the Freight … [Continue Reading]