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Father Christmas needs 59,000 more elves and counting

Monday 02 December 2019

The logistics industry will deliver Christmas on time this year despite facing severe staff shortages, according to FTA, the voice of the UK logistics sector.

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Future government must help logistics go zero emissions

Thursday 28 November 2019

Ahead of December’s General Election, FTA has launched its own election manifesto – Logistics for Britain – which details ten policy asks of the future government, including the development of alternatively-fuelled vehicles, construction of HS2, and igniting a mode shift from road to maritime and rail. 

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FTA helps to demystify brake test reports

Thursday 28 November 2019

To help operators understand the complex documents, FTA has today (28 November 2019) launched an online guide titled Brake test report.

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Drivers – don’t risk striking a bridge this holiday season, says FTA

Thursday 28 November 2019

As Network Rail launches its ‘Wise Up, Size Up’ campaign today (28 November 2019), Malcolm Bingham, Head of Road Network Management Policy at FTA, comments

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Safe Loading Pass Scheme extended to cover Liquefied Petroleum Gases

Wednesday 27 November 2019

FTA has today (27 November 2019) announced that the Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) is to be extended to cover Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) from 1 January 2020

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FTA recognises 20 industry stars leading the way for logistics

Wednesday 27 November 2019

The UK’s logistics sector is set for new heights in the next year in the hands of 20 industry stars, according to FTA, as it launches its 20 for 20 supplement

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Last chance to book for FTA’s most popular ever Transport Manager conference series

Wednesday 20 November 2019

This year’s record-breaking FTA Transport Manager conference series was in Doncaster this week, and with the final two events due to take place next week in Coventry and Chepstow, anyone wishing to attend is advised to book as soon as possible as this year’s highly successful series nears its end

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World Toilet Day: HGV drivers deprived of human right to sanitation

Tuesday 19 November 2019

Many of the UK’s HGV drivers are deprived of the United Nations (UN) Human Right to sanitation due to the lack of toilet facilities on the national road network, according to FTA, the voice of the UK logistics sector. Speaking on the UN’s World Toilet Day

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FTA strengthens multimodal offering with new policy manager

Monday 18 November 2019

FTA has announced the appointment of Zoe McLernon as its Multimodal Policy Manager, a newly created role to strengthen FTA’s position as the only business organisation representing all aspects of the UK logistics sector.

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FTA calls on government to secure the future of HS2

Friday 15 November 2019

Following uncertainty surrounding the review of HS2, FTA has today (15 November 2019) called on government to secure the future of the high-speed railway and reassure businesses of its commitment to infrastructure investment moving forwards.

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