Membership

Our membership packages provide you with the tools to keep your operation safe, efficient and compliant. As an FTA member, we also champion your best interests when it comes to new transport policies and key issues.

Explore how you could benefit from one of our membership packages

Membership Features

Be Compliant

Keep ahead of new legislation, implement best practice and utilise extensive information and advice

FTA’s position in, and depth of knowledge of the logistics industry allows us to inform, advise and support organisations across our diverse membership base. Whether you require the latest information or changes to legislation that may affect your operation, FTA offers a range of services that members can access. For full details of all the benefits for each membership, please view more details on our Types of Membership below.

Be Confident

Access extensive expertise and useful member tools to give your organisation the edge

FTA membership enables you to surround yourself with the information, guidance and opportunities to feel confident in your involvement in the logistics arena. Joining FTA provides improvements to your organisation and is beneficial to your individual role and profile, plus you can extend the benefits of FTA membership by promoting this to customers, competitors and the wider industry.

Be Connected

Forge new industry connections and learn about, input and help shape the future of logistics

Our collaborative councils, groups and forums are made up of FTA members from across the industry and cover a wide range of sectors and topics including road, rail, air, water, shippers, international supply chain, regional freight issues, third party logistics, builders’ merchants, engineering, skills, utilities, waste and more. Members can gain access to detailed information, networking opportunities, a platform to discuss key issues and policies and have your views heard and amplified at a regional, national, European or global level.

Benefits of Membership

Our membership packages provide you with the tools to keep your operation safe, efficient and compliant. As an FTA member, we also champion your best interests when it comes to new transport policies

You'll find FTA membership benefits you in the following ways:

  • Saves you time
  • Saves you money
  • Increases your operation's efficiency
  • Gives you peace of mind
  • Keeps you informed of the latest industry development

Types of Membership

Vehicle Operator Membership

Vehicle Operator Membership is for all organisations that operate their own goods vehicles. Whether you have just one HGV, a fleet of vans or a multi-national mixed fleet, this membership is for you. 

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Non-Vehicle Operator

FTA Non-vehicle Operator Membership is for organisations that do not own their own vehicles. You may out-source your transport and logistics requirements, you may be a supplier, or a consultant in search of information and networking opportunities. 

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Passenger Transport

PTICS is for all organisations that operate their own passenger carrying road vehicles (PCVs). This can be a taken as a full membership in itself or bolted-on as an added subscription to another membership, such as the Local Authority Membership.

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Local Authority

Local Authority Membership is a tailored membership for all local authorities and other Government bodies who satisfy the eligibility criteria for '.gov.uk' web domain registration. 

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Statutory Authority

Statutory Authority Membership is for public bodies other than local authorities that can demonstrate eligibility by ‘.nhs.uk’, ‘.fire.uk’, ‘police.uk’ or ‘.mod.uk’ web domains. 

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Freight by Water

Gain information and advice, network within the water freight industry and receive priority speaking at events to actively shape water freight's future.

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Subscription services

Branch Membership

Branch Membership is a cost-effective way of gaining full membership to FTA as a depot of a full fee-paying organisation. 

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European Information Service

The European Information Service is valuable for businesses that operate on the European continent.

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European Multimodal Service

An informative subscription service available for all those with interests in the issues affecting logistics throughout Europe, with regular Brexit and Brussels updates.

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European Road Freight Service

A subscription service available for all those involved in operating vehicles in and out of mainland Europe and beyond.

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Guide to Van Excellence Subscription

The Guide to Van Excellence is valuable for all van operators, regardless of fleet size or industry sector.

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Logistics Buyer Information Service Subscription

LBIS is designed for those involved in the buying of freight services and managing complex logistic supply chain processes.

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Operator Licence Compliance and Information Service

OLCIS is designed for all those that are tasked with the operation of their organisation's operator licensed vehicle fleet. 

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Passenger Transport Information and Compliance Service

PTICS is for all organisations that operate their own passenger carrying road vehicles (PCVs). This can be a taken as a full membership in itself or bolted-on to another membership.

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Manager's Guide to Distribution Costs

This annual guide lets you effectively monitor your transport costs using expert advice and quarterly updates on wages trends, vehicle operating costs and haulage rate trends, as well as forecasts and information on warehouse costs and how to manage fuel costs.  

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FTA can help you decide which membership is right for you

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