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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, the business group representing the UK’s logistics industry, has today (26 March 2020) 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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Joint statement: COVID-19 - Transport keeps us going

Tuesday 24 March 2020

A group of European associations representing the transport sector has issued a statement on COVID-19 ...

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FTA comment on the suspension of HGV testing in Northern Ireland

Monday 23 March 2020

FTA's Northern Ireland Policy Manager, Seamus Leheny, has commented on the suspension of HGV testing in Northern Ireland ...

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Statement from FTA on suspension of London Congestion Charge and ULEZ

Friday 20 March 2020

Natalie Chapman, FTA's Head of Urban Policy, has commented on the announcement from City Hall of the suspension of the Congestion Charge and ULEZ ...

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FTA calls on Scottish government to recognise vital role of logistics workers

Friday 20 March 2020

Following a parliamentary speech from Deputy First Minister of Scotland, John Swinney, FTA is calling for the Scottish government to understand the vital role of the logistics industry, and its workers, during this challenging time ...

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