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Freight must be part of  Brexit conversations says FTA

Freight must be part of Brexit conversations says FTA

FTA – As the Prime Minister meets business leaders at Downing Street today to discuss the potential economic impact of Brexit, the country’s largest membership association for freight and logistics has expressed serious dismay that the sector has once again been overlooked in planning for the UK’s exit from the …

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Transport strategy must deliver fully, says FTA

Transport strategy must deliver fully says FTA

The Freight Transport Association FTA – the country’s biggest transport trade body representing half the UK fleet – says the Government’s new transport investment plan is good news for the sector but more investment is needed to upgrade the road network. The policy, announced yesterday (4 July 2017), dedicates funds …

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Could you be the FTA Driver Of The Year? 

Could you be the FTA Driver Of The Year

With four million vans and more than 300,000 HGVs on Britain’s roads, freight drivers are definitely in demand in the UK. The unsung heroes of British business, drivers ensure that industries ranging from retail to manufacturing receive the materials they need on time, on budget and without incident. To recognise …

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Hard-hitting FTA film focuses on van safety

Hard-hitting FTA film focuses on van safety

A thought-provoking film featuring the death of a child in a van collision has been released by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) – the UK’s biggest freight transport membership organisation – to highlight the importance of safety and compliance in van operations. In the film – One Fateful Day – …

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FTA experts deliver clarity on EU Mobility Package

FTA experts deliver clarity on EU Mobility Package

Freight Transport Association (FTA) experts have drawn up a comprehensive briefing paper to advise members on the main proposals of the European Commission’s ‘Mobility Package’ announced last week. The package, comprising eight legislative files and various accompanying documents, has potentially huge implications for the transport sector – including proposals which …

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de Jong to drive FTA policy into post Brexit world

de Jong to drive FTA policy into post Brexit world

The Freight Transport Association FTA, the UK’s largest and most active membership association in the freight and logistics industry, has appointed Elizabeth de Jong as its new Director of Policy. She will take up her new position on 3 July. De Jong, who joins FTA from the Rail Delivery Group …

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