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Logistics Scotland conference to host infrastructure minister

Thursday 18 April 2019

Following today (18 April 2019)’s announcement of a £5 billion package of investment for Scotland’s infrastructure, logistics businesses from across the country will be keen to learn how the money is to be distributed to ensure that the country keeps trading efficiently in the years ahead. 

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New diesel HGV ban feasible with government support, says FTA

Wednesday 17 April 2019

A ban on the sale of new diesel HGVs by 2040 is a feasible target for the logistics industry if appropriate support is given, according to FTA

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FTA's Fleet Engineer conference is back!

Monday 15 April 2019

Vehicle technologies in logistics are constantly evolving, with an increasing number of new applications and different vehicle configurations making fleet management a more complex engineering task ...

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Help tackle the skills shortage, FTA asks businesses

Friday 12 April 2019

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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FTA comments on Operation Brock

Thursday 11 April 2019

FTA has commented on the latest Brexit developments and Operation Brock ...

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FTA comments on latest Brexit developments

Thursday 11 April 2019

FTA has commented on the latest Brexit developments ...

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FTA launches Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme Awards 2019

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Some of the world’s most innovative logistics operators are being invited to compete for the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) Awards 2019

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Brexit on the brink - Britain's businesses need to be border-ready for Friday

Wednesday 10 April 2019

As the Prime Minister headed to Berlin and Paris today (9 April 2019), FTA, the business organisation which speaks for the logistics industry, is reminding logistics businesses that, at this stage, Friday is still the legal date for the UK to leave the European Union. 

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Industry's finest join FTA for Logistics Lunch

Tuesday 09 April 2019

Renowned logistics industry experts from the Northern Ireland Retail Consortium (NIRC) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) will be speaking at FTA’s Northern Ireland Logistics Lunch, to be held at the Merchant Hotel in Belfast on 10 May 2019 ...

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Without standards, Apprenticeship Levy is simply a tax on logistics, says FTA

Monday 08 April 2019

Without suitable apprenticeships standards against which to train recruits, the apprenticeship levy is nothing more than a secondary tax on the logistics industry, according to FTA ...

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