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Vital trans-Pennine upgrade will transform UK logistics network, according to FTA

Friday 17 May 2019

Reacting to the news today (17 May 2019) that the government has launched an open consultation on its plans to dual the trans-Pennine section of the A66, Malcolm Bingham, Head of Road Network Management Policy, at FTA commented

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FTA Transport Manager conferences back for autumn 2019

Thursday 16 May 2019

FTA’s Transport Manager conference series, sponsored by Bridgestone Tyres, will be back in autumn 2019 at 11 venues around the UK ...

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Investment will provide much-needed boost to rail freight, says FTA

Monday 13 May 2019

Reacting to the announcement that the Scottish Government has allocated £25 million to strengthen rail freight, Margaret Simpson, Head of Policy for Scotland & Northern England at FTA, commented ...

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Coastlink Conference 2019 to provide offshore solutions to logistics challenges

Monday 13 May 2019

FTA is delighted to be supporting the 2019 Coastlink Conference on 12 and 13 June 2019, to help logistics leaders to identify new, innovative ways to use this mode of transport ...

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UK’s global competitiveness deteriorating, according to FTA Logistics Report

Thursday 09 May 2019

The UK’s global competitiveness has dropped significantly and investment in the UK’s transport and logistics infrastructure is urgently required to boost its attractiveness to international investors, according to a new report released today ...

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Payload concession will kick start zero emission market, according to FTA

Tuesday 30 April 2019

The zero-emission van market has been boosted by the Department for Transport’s decision to provide payload concessions to operators of alternatively-fuelled vans, according to FTA ...

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FTA's Logistics Awards return for a third star-studded evening

Friday 26 April 2019

FTA’s Logistics Awards, now recognised as the blue riband event in the logistics industry’s calendar, will return for the third time on Thursday 24 October 2019 to celebrate the achievements of one of the UK’s most vital industries ...

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DVS will not achieve zero harm by 2041, according to FTA

Friday 26 April 2019

Implementation of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is not the right way to work towards the Mayor of London’s vision of zero vehicular harm by 2041, according to FTA ...

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First border crossing to use United Nations e-CMR electronic consignment note involving the UK, France and the Netherlands

Thursday 25 April 2019

A pilot project grouping France, the Netherlands and the UK was handled in February and March involving Transports FIOLET in France, International Road Ferry in the Netherlands and Brian Yeardley Continental in the UK, under the supervision of FNTR, FTA, TLN/ Beurtvaartadres and the UK Department for Transport ...

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Logistics Scotland conference to host infrastructure minister

Thursday 18 April 2019

Following today (18 April 2019)’s announcement of a £5 billion package of investment for Scotland’s infrastructure, logistics businesses from across the country will be keen to learn how the money is to be distributed to ensure that the country keeps trading efficiently in the years ahead ... 

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