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World Toilet Day: HGV drivers deprived of human right to sanitation

Tuesday 19 November 2019

Many of the UK’s HGV drivers are deprived of the United Nations (UN) Human Right to sanitation due to the lack of toilet facilities on the national road network, according to FTA, the voice of the UK logistics sector. Speaking on the UN’s World Toilet Day

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FTA strengthens multimodal offering with new policy manager

Monday 18 November 2019

FTA has announced the appointment of Zoe McLernon as its Multimodal Policy Manager, a newly created role to strengthen FTA’s position as the only business organisation representing all aspects of the UK logistics sector.

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FTA calls on government to secure the future of HS2

Friday 15 November 2019

Following uncertainty surrounding the review of HS2, FTA has today (15 November 2019) called on government to secure the future of the high-speed railway and reassure businesses of its commitment to infrastructure investment moving forwards.

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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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