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ECMT Permit applications opens this week: International hauliers must apply or miss out says FTA

ECMT PERMIT APPLICATIONS OPEN THIS WEEK INTERNATIONAL HAULIERS MUST APPLY OR MISS OUT

Applications for international road haulage permits opened this week and the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the business organisation representing the logistics industry, is advising commercial vehicle operators wanting to transport goods into EU-27 countries post-Brexit to apply sooner rather than later. Despite the recent progress in Brexit negotiations, a No …

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FTA “deeply disappointed” in Midlands Expressway Limited’s decision to increase prices on Birmingham’s M6 toll road

FTA deeply disappointed in Midlands Expressway Limited decision to increase prices

The Freight Transport Association FTA, the largest and most influential business organisation in the logistics sector, has expressed concern over Midlands Expressway Limited’s decision to increase tolls, citing worries it will drive more HGVs through Birmingham, conflicting with the city’s clean air agenda. As Chris Yarsley, FTA’s Policy Manager for …

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New London Port Tilbury2 moves a step closer

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The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has submitted an application for a development consent order (DCO) to the Planning Inspectorate to build a new terminal adjacent to the current port in Thurrock. The proposed new port, known as Tilbury2, will be built on a 152-acre site which was part …

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