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Push ahead on Heathrow Airport expansion for the sake of post-Brexit trade, says FTA

Thursday 12 September 2019

An expanded Heathrow Airport is vital to support the UK’s global trading ambitions post-Brexit, according to FTA, the only organisation representing the whole logistics sector.

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FTA Transport Manager conferences set for another record-breaking year

Thursday 12 September 2019

The first of FTA’s Transport Manager conferences takes place in just two weeks’ time, and bookings look set to break previous records once again with over 1,200 delegates already booked to attend ...

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FTA response to Yellowhammer document release

Thursday 12 September 2019

FTA, the voice of the logistics sector, has worked closely with government over the past three years to develop new trading processes for the UK’s businesses to use after Brexit, but the Yellowhammer document shows that there is still much that could go wrong and still has to be done to keep Britain trading effectively ...

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Van Excellence announces partnership with FleetCheck

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Van Excellence, a scheme to promote the safe and efficient operations of vans, has today announced a partnership with FleetCheck, the UK’s most recommended fleet management software.

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FTA response to Hammersmith Bridge repair work

Thursday 05 September 2019

FTA is calling for Transport for London and Hammersmith & Fulham Council to allow – at the very least – light commercial vehicles (LCVs) on Hammersmith Bridge once the repair work is complete ...

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FTA response to government Spending Review

Wednesday 04 September 2019

As the business organisation representing the logistics sector, FTA is pleased to see the Chancellor’s announcement of a further £2 billion for Brexit delivery in the Spending Review earlier today (4 September 2019) ...

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FTA’s pressure yields post-Brexit connectivity for road and air freight – but still much to achieve

Wednesday 04 September 2019

Today’s (4 September 2019) proposal from the European Commission to modify the end date of its contingency measures on road haulage and aviation would give UK logistics operators welcome breathing space as they continue their Brexit preparations, according to FTA ...

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Visitor registration now live for ITT Hub 2020

Wednesday 04 September 2019

Visitor registration is now live for ITT Hub 2020, which takes place for the first time in May 2020 at Farnborough International Conference & Exhibition Centre ...

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FTA celebrates reaching 18,000 members

Tuesday 03 September 2019

FTA is celebrating a major milestone after signing Thomas Ridley & Son Ltd as its 18,000th member to confirm its position as the largest and most influential business organisation representing the UK logistics industry ...

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FTA to help businesses tackle labour shortages with new event

Monday 02 September 2019

To equip companies with the practical knowledge and tools they need to recruit and retain staff, FTA has launched a brand new one-day event, The Labour Shortages Conference, sponsored by Manpower ...

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