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FTA Northern Ireland: Logistics industry concerns over sulphur surcharge for Irish Sea shipping routes

Wednesday 13 November 2019

FTA Northern Ireland is concerned that businesses shipping goods via the Irish Sea are set to be faced with additional surcharges from shipping lines, which will make the cost of doing business with GB and Europe more expensive for Northern Irish businesses.

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Sainsbury's van driver crowned Hero of the Year 2019

Tuesday 12 November 2019

A van driver who saved a motorist trapped in a burning car after a high-speed crash in Huddersfield has today (12 November 2019) been recognised with a national award at FTA’s 2019 Van Excellence Honours Lunch ...

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UK's finest van operators and drivers recognised at FTA Van Excellence awards

Tuesday 12 November 2019

The UK’s ‘best of the best’ van operators and drivers have been recognised at FTA’s 2019 Van Excellence Honours Lunch, which took place today (12 November 2019) at a dazzling ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans ...

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FTA questions impacts of government's future immigration policy on logistics

Tuesday 05 November 2019

FTA has responded to the government’s call for evidence regarding the salary threshold for a future immigration policy ...

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FTA response to the lack of clarity regarding Bristol City Council’s clean air proposals

Tuesday 05 November 2019

Chris Yarsley, FTA’s Policy Manager for the South West of England comments in response to the lack of clarity regarding Bristol City Council’s clean air proposals ...

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Space-age FTA Future Logistics 2020 keynote speaker announced

Monday 04 November 2019

FTA’s Future Logistics Conference, to be held at ITT Hub 2020 in Farnborough on 13 and 14 May 2020, will provide the ideal opportunity to debate the blue-sky issues facing the industry, led by the event’s keynote speaker announced today (4 November 2019), Tim Peake CMG ...

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FTA launches Van Policy Working Group

Friday 01 November 2019

FTA, the voice of the UK logistics industry, has reinforced its commitment to the rapidly expanding vans sector with the launch of a dedicated Van Policy Working Group ...

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FTA response to A36 Cleveland Bridge repair work

Friday 01 November 2019

Following the announcement that vehicles weighing more than 18 tonnes will not be permitted to cross the A36 Cleveland Bridge in Bath from 1 January 2020 while maintenance work is completed, Chris Yarsley, Policy Manager for the South West at FTA, shares his comments ...

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FTA celebrates its most successful ever Transport Manager conference series

Thursday 31 October 2019

Bookings for FTA’s Transport Manager 2019 autumn conferences, sponsored by Bridgestone Tyres, have already passed the 1,500 mark, making the current series the most successful in over 20 years of the event ...

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Comment from FTA re approval of Cat C+E apprenticeship amendments

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Today’s 30 October 2019 announcement from the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE) of approval of the drivers’ C+E apprenticeship is recognition of much hard work by FTA, which speaks for the logistics industry, in partnership with the Apprenticeships Trailblazer Group ...

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