Operational Consultancy

Quality advice from FTA's operational consultancy team. Benefit from unparalleled experience, specialist staff, proven cost savings and increased awareness of legislation ...

Knowledgeable and professional advice and tailored solutions for your operational problems

What is this service?

Quality advice from knowledgeable and professional experts need not cost the earth. Our job? To deliver reliable compliant answers to your questions that fit with the real world of transport operations.

Operational Consultancy Overview

Experienced and qualified experts

We engage experienced and qualified experts who understand the special relationship between a trade association and its members

Our aim

Our aim is to find answers to your most pressing problems and provide them in a format that is easily understood and communicated throughout the business. Our consultants are happy to present to colleagues or board members and facilitate discussion about findings

Tailored to you

Our Operational Consultancy team understands that every organisation is different, which is why we deliver tailored solutions to a range of problems

We listen to you

We listen to you, understand what you are looking for and work with the business

What are the key features?

  • Supply chain optimisation can help to improve efficiency in all areas of your operation
  • Engineering investigations specialise in thorough investigations into vehicle engineering issues
  • Workplace transport safety covers legal compliance, site safety, due diligence and compliance management
  • Routeing and scheduling is still the best way of taking costs out of a distribution operation –  FTA provides a rapid turnaround and supporting guidance for even the smallest of fleets
  • Our dangerous goods service offers a comprehensive, independent solution across all modes of transport for national and international consignments. We provide bespoke assistance and advice on the often complicated and changeable dangerous good regulations.
  • Support with undertakings applied to operator licenses.
  •  Benchmarking products enable operators to measure performance of internal operations and measure their operational performance in the marketplace.


What are the benefits?

Unique position within the industry

we are one of the transport industry’s leading trade associations

Unparalleled experience 

we have got extensive experience in developing industry legislation, benchmarking and research

Specialist staff 

our team of expert consultants have worked to a senior level in all areas of transport

Proven cost savings

we have got a track record for reducing costs, improving profits and increasing efficiency

15% discount 

for members

Peace of mind 

you are complying with all health and safety requirements

Increased awareness

Increased awareness of the changes in the legislation

What our members say

The consultant brought real-world insight, experience and a real depth of knowledge from both the customer and the supply side of our business.

Matt Cranny

Operations Director


Consultancy tips and advice

Visit our Compliance and Advice section for our consultant's tips on a wide range of logistics issues 

For more information about our Operational Consultancy services please complete our online enquiry form or contact us on 03717 11 22 22*
 *Calls may be recorded for training purposes