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FTA announces finalists for Van Excellence Driver of the Year 2019

Thursday 23 May 2019

Fifteen of the UK’s best van drivers are celebrating today after being shortlisted for FTA’s 2019 Van Excellence Driver of the Year and Young Driver of the Year, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans UK ...

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Give us a break, logistics drivers ask government

Wednesday 22 May 2019

A year after roads minister Jesse Norman MP made a commitment to increase the provision of lorry parking places on the strategic road network, FTA is calling on Mr Norman to deliver on this promise after a new survey indicated that drivers believe the situation has actually worsened in the past 12 months

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Vehicle technology the theme for FTA’s Fleet Engineer Conference

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Traffic Commissioner for the West of England, Kevin Rooney will be giving his views on maintaining compliance in today’s technological world at FTA’s popular Fleet Engineer Conference ...

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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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