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Freight operators should get what they pay for says FTA

Freight operators should get what they pay for says FTA

The announcement on 26 March 2018 of a government investment package of £100m to repair some of Britain’s most damaged roads has been met with cautious optimism by the UK’s largest association for the logistics industry. But the Freight Transport Association FTA, which represents more than 17,000 businesses moving goods …

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Industry gathers for UKWA National Conference

Industry gathers for UKWA National Conference

From the likely impacts of Brexit, new regulations and labour shortages through to online retail and real estate, 25 expert speakers pulled no punches on the key issues affecting the logistics industry over UKWA’s two-day National Conference, held in Chesterfield last week. 120 delegates heard directly from HMRC about the …

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Cautious welcome for new Customs Declaration Service from UKWA

Cautious welcome for new Customs Declaration Service from UKWA

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association UKWA has greeted the HMRC’s planned new Customs Declaration Service with a cautious welcome. According to UKWA’s CEO Peter Ward, the impact of Brexit on customs regulations is of huge concern to members and is high on the association’s agenda. “There is considerable confusion among …

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Dover HGV congestion charge proposal is ‘wrong’ and will damage UK trade, warns FTA

FTA Dover HGV congestion charge proposal is wrong and will damage UK trade

FTA – At 6.00pm this evening Dover District Councillors will discuss a proposal to implement a congestion charge for heavy goods vehicles in Dover. It has been tabled as Item 10 on Page 16 of the following document: http://moderngov.dover.gov.uk/documents/g2716/Public%20reports%20pack%2031st-Jan-2018%2018.00%20Council.pdf?T=10 It states: “With increasing traffic on the Port of Dover starting …

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Government delays threatens break in UK supply chain says FTA

GOVERNMENT DELAYS THREATEN BREAK IN UK SUPPLY CHAIN, SAYS FTA

The UK’s logistics industry is demanding that the Government publishes the results of its Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)’s recommendations on the future role of European workers in the UK immediately, instead of waiting until its proposed publication date next year. According to the Freight Transport Association FTA , waiting until …

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