The Freight Transport Association has appointed Nic Allen as General Manager – Training, based at its Tunbridge Wells head office. FTA supplies a wide range of transport training services including the Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), dangerous goods, legal compliance, digital tachographs and driver and mechanical handling. Each year FTA delivers training to over 5,000 transport professionals from throughout the industry.
Nic Allen joins FTA after 18 years with FedEx where he worked on global operations management, training development and, ultimately, global training management. During a short break from FedEx from 1995 to 1997 Nic was involved in export management and sales training for Metro Products.
Nic will report to FTA's Managing Director – Business Services, Chris Thornton.