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Operators despair as HGV test announcement left to the last minute again, says FTA

Thursday 18 June 2020

FTA, the business organisation representing the logistics sector, is angry that its members have been left in the dark by government for the second month in a row, as they await an announcement on how HGV MOT testing will be conducted from July onwards.

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FTA Transport Manager conferences return for autumn 2020

Wednesday 17 June 2020

FTA’s ever popular Transport Manager conference series will be back in autumn 2020 at 11 venues around the UK

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Say yes to A303 upgrade, UK logistics sector urges government

Wednesday 17 June 2020

With one month until the deadline date (17 July 2020) for a decision on the A303 improvement scheme, Chris Yarsley, Policy Manager for Road Infrastructure at FTA comments

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FTA SpeedConsult sessions back by popular demand

Tuesday 16 June 2020

The “SpeedConsult” pre-bookable sessions, to be held on 10 July 2020, will provide businesses working within supply chains with unique insights into how best to restart trading after lockdown and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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Tougher London Congestion Charge a tax on deliveries, says FTA

Tuesday 16 June 2020

In response to the announcement made today that the operating hours of the London Congestion Charge will increase significantly from 22 June 2020 and logistics businesses will face a significant hike in the charge, Natalie Chapman, Head of Urban Policy at FTA, comments

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Government announcement will give logistics time to prepare for Brexit, says FTA

Friday 12 June 2020

FTA, the business group which represents the logistics industry, has reacted with delight to today’s (12 June 2020) announcement from government on a package of measures aimed to ease the UK’s transition to a new trading relationship with the EU from 1 January 2021.

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Logistics needs months, not minutes, to make a success of Brexit, says FTA

Wednesday 10 June 2020

Business must be allowed sufficient time to prepare for whatever Brexit agreement is reached between the EU and UK, according to FTA, the business group representing the logistics industry.

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We need to keep delivery hours extension, says UK logistics industry

Tuesday 09 June 2020

The continued extension of delivery hours is vital to support the nation’s economic and societal recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak, according to FTA, one of the UK’s biggest business groups.

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Northern Ireland logistics industry needs Brexit implementation period, says FTA

Thursday 04 June 2020

FTA, the business group speaking for the UK’s logistics sector, is calling for government to request an implementation period for whatever Brexit agreement is reached in negotiations, to enable the industry to adopt and adapt to new trading practices with the EU.

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HSE lifts red tape to kick start logistics operations safely and effectively

Tuesday 02 June 2020

With logistics movements key to the future recovery of the UK’s economy, FTA, the business organisation that speaks for the industry, has campaigned successfully for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to amend its RIDDOR reporting guidance to avoid penalising businesses unfairly as they restart or scale up their operations under the COVID-19 pandemic.

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