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Postponement of DVS and LEZ vital to London pandemic effort, says FTA

Thursday 09 April 2020

In response to today’s announcement by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, (9 April 2020) that Transport for London is postponing the enforcement of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and the tightening of the London-wide Low Emission Zone (LEZ) for at least four months until the end of February 2021, Natalie Chapman, Head of Urban Policy at FTA comments

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FTA launches online Driver CPC training

Wednesday 08 April 2020

FTA, the only business group representing all of the logistics sector, has launched e-DCPC, an online version of the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC) course to ensure heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and public service vehicle (PSV) drivers can continue to undertake essential compliance training throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.

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FTA launches forum to support industry through COVID-19

Tuesday 07 April 2020

FTA, the only business group representing the entire logistics sector, has this week launched an online member-to-member platform to support businesses across the industry through the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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Clean Air Zone postponement a lifeline for businesses

Monday 06 April 2020

In response to news today (6 April 2020) that the government is postponing the introduction of all Clean Air Zone (CAZs) until 2021, Natalie Chapman, Head of Urban Policy at FTA comments

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Van Excellence celebrates 10 years in operation

Monday 06 April 2020

More vans than ever before are now being operated to the highest standards of safety, compliance and efficiency, thanks to Van Excellence, a scheme administered by FTA

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Logistics needs further financial support to keep Britain’s economy moving,  says FTA

Monday 06 April 2020

FTA, the business group which represents the logistics industry, has welcomed announcements from the Treasury expanding financial support for the industry, but called for further support for the sector to ensure that goods and services continue to move freely in such unprecedented circumstances.  

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Apprenticeship Levy should be paused throughout COVID-19

Friday 03 April 2020

The Apprenticeship Levy should be paused throughout the COVID-19 outbreak to prevent businesses paying tax towards a funding programme they are unable to draw down from, according to FTA.

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Shopfta celebrates 50 years as trusted supplier to industry

Thursday 02 April 2020

FTA, the only business organisation representing all of the logistics sector, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its shop today

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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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