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FTA Van Excellence recognises EMA Patient Transport

Tuesday 25 September 2018

FTA has announced that EMA Patient Transport, a specialist secure ambulance service providing transport to patients suffering from mental health disorders operating just two vans, has been awarded Van Excellence certification ...

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FTA urges DfT to bring longer semi-trailers into circulation early

Tuesday 25 September 2018

Following the successful report on the Longer Semi-Trailer (LST) trial by the Department for Transport (DfT), FTA is pushing the Department to conclude its trial of the vehicles early to bring them into general circulation as soon as possible ...

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Practical solutions, not politics, will keep post-Brexit Britain trading, says FTA

Monday 24 September 2018

FTA, the leading business organisation which represents the UK’s logistics industry, is deeply concerned by the lack of progress in Brexit negotiations and the rhetoric used on both sides in the past few days ...

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FTA backs a greener future with Freight in the City

Tuesday 18 September 2018

The Freight Transport Association has announced its support of Freight in the City 2018, a conference and exhibition dedicated to clean, safe and quiet urban deliveries, which illustrates its commitment to a sustainable future for freight ...

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Government report findings would drive logistics to a post-Brexit halt, says FTA

Tuesday 18 September 2018

After months of waiting for the publication of the government’s Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report, FTA has reacted angrily to the findings of the long-anticipated document ...

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Road networks in heart of England to receive connectivity boost, says FTA

Monday 17 September 2018

Following years of inadequate infrastructure, the UK economy is set to benefit from vastly improved road connectivity, according to FTA, thanks to two new schemes – the Oxford-Cambridge Expressway and the proposed reclassification of an A14 section to a motorway ...

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Huge obstacles still to be negotiated on road to Brexit, says FTA

Thursday 13 September 2018

The government’s technical notices for a No Deal Brexit released today will create an array of red tape and paperwork, and yet still do not provide answers to the key questions being asked by those responsible for moving the UK’s goods and services between the UK and Europe, according to FTA, the leading business group ...

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UK must invest in electric charging infrastructure for Clean Van Commitment to work

Tuesday 11 September 2018

The Government’s Clean Van Commitment, to be launched this week (w.c 10 September 2018) must support business in switching its vehicles to electrically powered ones

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FTA’s autumn conferences set to break records in 2018

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Bookings for the Freight Transport Association’s 2018 Transport Manager conferences look set to exceed previous attendance numbers, with over 1,000 delegates already signed up to attend and bookings still coming in ...

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Vehicle and plane movements must be a Brexit priority, says FTA

Tuesday 11 September 2018

If the UK’s trading relationships are to keep moving after Brexit, FTA's James Hookham says the government’s Brexit team must prioritise the negotiation of aviation and road access agreements with the European Union. ...

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