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FTA extends entry deadline for Transport Manager of the Year competition

Tuesday 31 March 2020

Due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, FTA has decided to postpone its inaugural Transport Manager of the Year competition and celebratory awards lunch, which is sponsored by Brigade Electronics, until the autumn of 2020 ...

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Stay safe with help from FTA

Tuesday 31 March 2020

Shopfta, the one-stop shop for compliance and safety products across multiple modes of transport, has ample supply of 75% alcohol hand sanitiser, antibacterial wipes, face masks and gloves to help keep logistics workers safe throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.

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More than 150,000 logistics workers engage with FTA Logistics Helps Logistics campaign

Tuesday 31 March 2020

FTA has launched #LogisticsHelpsLogistics, a social media campaign to help businesses keep goods and services flowing, by filling shortfalls of staff or identifying vehicles with capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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FTA launches online operator licensing training to help industry through COVID-19

Monday 30 March 2020

FTA has launched an online version of the Operator Licence Awareness Training Course (OLAT) to ensure operators can continue to receive vital compliance training under the government’s ‘social distancing’ rules ...

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Updates to the Safe Loading Pass Scheme in wake of COVID-19

Friday 27 March 2020

The Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) Management Group has announced that it is providing an extension on Safe Loading Passes soon to expire, in line with government direction on COVID-19 ...

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Businesses supposed to remain open throughout COVID-19, reminds FTA

Thursday 26 March 2020

FTA, the business group representing the logistics industry, wants to reassure the public that it is working hard to keep the nation trading during the COVID-19 pandemic, and is busy supporting all sectors of the economy, in line with government advice ...

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FTA response to emission zone postponement

Thursday 26 March 2020

FTA has responded to the news that the introduction of Oxford's Zero Emission Zone is due to be postponed and Birmingham City Council and Leeds City Council have requested postponements of their Clean Air Zones ...

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Green lanes should mean ‘go’ for freight, says FTA

Thursday 26 March 2020

FTA has urged all EU member states to act upon the EU guidelines on green lanes for goods at borders, in order to ensure the continuous flow of trade and support essential services, keep shops full and protect the economy ...

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Logistics needs transition extension to counter COVID-19 challenge, says FTA

Wednesday 25 March 2020

The challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus will make the effective implementation of any new legislation impossible in the short term, says FTA, the business group representing the logistics sector ...

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Businesses must stick to hygiene laws to keep logistics safe, say FTA, RHA and Unite

Tuesday 24 March 2020

FTA, RHA and Unite, the three business groups representing transport sector workers, are calling on those using the services of these workers to ensure that adequate hygiene facilities, including hot and cold running water, are available to all drivers and warehouse operatives delivering to, or collecting from business premises ...

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