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Modernising operator licensing FTA

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the statement by Transport Minister Dr Stephen Ladyman in respect of his proposals for the modernisation of Operator Licensing for operators of heavy goods vehicles. Key changes announced by the Minister relate to the future appointment of a single Traffic Commissioner to deal with …

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Haulage industry task group FTA disappointed

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the publication of the summary of evidence of the Haulage Industry Task Group and key conclusions regarding cabotage and the operation of foreign vehicles in the UK. However, FTA regrets the Government's hesitation in committing to a database scheme for supporting the effective roadworthiness …

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Area sales manager enhances Impact Toyota

Impact Toyota, one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing distributors of TOYOTA forklift trucks, has appointed Tony Marsh as area sales manager for Nottinghamshire. Tony will report to Eddie Bourne, regional sales manager for Impact Toyota, and will focus on developing the sales and rental of Toyota mechanical handling …

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Rail sea and air frieght New FTA team

The Freight Transport Association is pleased to announce new appointments in its policy and representation work in the area of non-road transport – rail, sea and aviation. Christopher Snelling has joined FTA as Head of Rail Freight and Global Supply Chain Logistics Policy. Following work at the House of Commons, …

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CI logistics form partnership FKI

As a leading supplier of storage and handling solutions to the manufacturing and distribution industries, CI Logistics is constantly seeking to improve and expand its range of products and services. As a result, the company is delighted to announce its appointment as distributors of FKI Logistex conveyor equipment in England …

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British Turntable Strengthens Engineering Team

British Turntable has strengthened its BTI engineering team with the appointment of Steven Spanner to project engineer. Steve, who lives in Bury, will be working on industrial applications for the company's range of mechanical movement solutions and joins the team immediately after being made redundant from Sandusky Walmsley upon the …

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Leader sought for Freight Transport Association

The Freight Transport Association has begun the search for the successor to Richard Turner when he retires as Chief Executive next year. The process will be managed by Whitehead Mann, a top London leadership and search company. FTA President John Russell said, ‘The National Executive Board of FTA directors wants …

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FTA rejects A14 lorry overtaking ban proposal

The Freight Transport Association says that it will oppose proposals for a ban on lorries overtaking on a section of the A14 in Northamptonshire. FTA is concerned that such a ban would impact on the efficient operation of goods vehicles using the road, resulting in delays and increased costs. FTA …

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