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DfT Urban Strategy: Two and a half million tonnes of goods a day don’t appear in Britain’s towns and cities by magic, says FTA

Tuesday 19 March 2019

The primary role of the lorry in urban freight has been ignored once again in a major policy publication, says FTA, following publication of the Department for Transport’s 'Future of mobility: urban strategy' paper ...

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Van operators: Are you ready for Brexit?

Friday 15 March 2019

If your company employs workers from the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA), make sure you understand how possible changes to immigration policy after Brexit will impact your business, by attending one of FTA’s Van Excellence Operational Briefings ...

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Sporting legend to speak at FTA Northern Ireland Logistics Lunch

Thursday 14 March 2019

Dine with the logistics industry’s finest and celebrate another successful year for the sector by attending FTA’s Northern Ireland Logistics Lunch, to be held at the Merchant Hotel in Belfast on 10 May 2019 ...

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Birmingham Clean Air Zone to set nationwide example

Thursday 14 March 2019

Birmingham City Council has listened to the needs of the logistics sector and developed a Clean Air Zone plan which will improve air quality in the city without costing the livelihoods of local and small businesses, according to FTA ...

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No Deal contingency plan threatens NI economy, says FTA

Wednesday 13 March 2019

The government’s contingency plans for the Irish border would bring trade to a standstill, according to FTA, the business organisation which speaks for the logistics industry ...

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FTA reacts to Spring Statement

Wednesday 13 March 2019

FTA is pleased the Chancellor of the Exchequer has recognised the importance of infrastructure investment and skills development in the Spring Statement ...

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Comment from FTA on import tariffs announcement

Wednesday 13 March 2019

After weeks of repeated requests for clarity by FTA, the business organisation which represents the interests of the logistics sector, the Government has finally published details on the tariffs that will apply to products imported into the UK after Brexit ...

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Reaction to the rejection of the Withdrawal Agreement

Wednesday 13 March 2019

The rejection of the Withdrawal Agreement by Parliament means that FTA has doubled down on its advice to logistics operators and importers and exporters to prepare for a No Deal outcome ...

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Logistics industry warns PM of No Deal threat to trade

Tuesday 12 March 2019

Ahead of Parliament’s meaningful vote this evening (12 March 2019) on Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed deal with the EU, the UK’s logistics industry has reminded politicians that a No Deal Brexit would break her promise made in January 2017 to keep trade as frictionless as possible ...

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Stay compliant with Van Excellence’s Operational Briefings 2019

Monday 11 March 2019

Does your company use vans as part of its daily business? If so, make sure you are up to date with the latest need-to-know compliance, operational and safety issues by attending one of FTA’s Van Excellence Operational Briefings, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans ...

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