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London’s van operators need more support ahead of ULEZ

Friday 22 February 2019

More must be done to ensure the financial burden of upgrading vehicles to ensure continued working access within London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) does not debilitate small businesses, according to FTA

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New flagship event to drive 21st century transport & logistics says FTA

Thursday 21 February 2019

FTA has announced a new strategic event partnership which will create a unique springboard for the future of the sector ...

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Statement from FTA as HMRC announces phased approach for Entry Summary Declarations in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Tuesday 19 February 2019

FTA has commented on today's announcement by HMRC regarding Entry Summary Declarations ...

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Partners recognised for supporting Van Excellence scheme

Monday 18 February 2019

To acknowledge their unwavering support in promoting Van Excellence to all sectors of industry, the Van Excellence Partners for 2019 were presented with celebratory plaques at the recent Van Excellence Honours awards which took place in Birmingham on 7 February ...

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FTA publishes new edition of its guide to road transport law

Thursday 14 February 2019

The 2019 edition of FTA's much respected Yearbook of Road Transport Law, an essential reference guide containing in-depth information on road transport legislation, has now been published ...

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Saturday night permit winners and losers show No Deal is no option for logistics, says FTA

Monday 11 February 2019

Hauliers across the UK will be returning to work today (11 February 2019) to discover whether they have been lucky in the “International Lottery” for one of less than 1,000 available haulage permits that will be required for them to send trucks to the Continent and Ireland in the event of a No Deal Brexit ...

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Hero van driver wins FTA Van Excellence Awards

Thursday 07 February 2019

A van driver who helped to rescue casualties from four separate collisions has been awarded FTA’s 2018 Van Excellence Hero of the Year Award. John Barter, whose heroic actions include pulling an injured driver out of her car after her petrol tank burst during a multi-vehicle crash on the motorway, was presented with the award at a glittering ceremony today (7 February 2019), sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans ...

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‘Best of the Best’ van operators and drivers recognised at FTA’s Van Excellence Awards

Thursday 07 February 2019

Fourteen of the UK’s finest van operators and drivers are celebrating today after being recognised as the ‘best of the best’ at the FTA’s 2018 Van Excellence Honours, which took place today (7 February 2019) in a glittering ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans ...

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FTA recognises work of Tarmac with Roadworthiness Award

Monday 04 February 2019

Tarmac’s Dunbar cement site has received a Roadworthiness Award from FTA ...

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FTA set to help air freight strategy take off with new event

Monday 04 February 2019

With much current media debate focused on the importance of the UK’s road and sea freight links with Europe and beyond, it is easy to forget that the nation is more dependent on air freight than many of its neighbours ...

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