The Freight Transport Association has warned the EU not to underestimate the massive challenge member states face when preparing their own borders for Brexit, along with the risk of long delays and disruption at European ferry ports.
FTA’s Deputy Chief … [Continue Reading]
A dramatic increase in the number of road freight companies going bust highlights the urgent need for a cut in fuel duty to prevent further business failures, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the largest and most active membership association … [Continue Reading]
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) Driver of the Year 2017 will be named at FTA’s Transport Manager Conference which takes place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry on 29 November.
The Transport Manager conference series, sponsored by truck manufacturer Iveco and … [Continue Reading]
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]
Van operators demonstrated their commitment to safety and responsibility by attending a “hard-hitting” Freight Transport Association presentation staged at the flagship Gloucester branch of leading Mercedes-Benz Dealer group Rygor Commercials.
The FTA’s industry-led Van Excellence scheme aims to enhance standards … [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 Transport Association (FTA) is renewing its call for a Freight Commissioner for London, to ensure the city can keep trading effectively.
FTA, which represents more than 16,000 businesses transporting goods and services across the UK and Europe, says … [Continue Reading]
Final preparations are being made for the Freight Transport Association Driver of the Year 2017 competition, hosted at Mercedes-Benz’ Wentworth Park facility, where winners and Young Drivers of the Year in three vehicle classes will be named.
Open to all … [Continue Reading]