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FTA calls on government to secure the future of HS2

FTA CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO SECURE THE FUTURE OF HS2

Following uncertainty surrounding the review of HS2, FTA has called on government to secure the future of the high-speed railway and reassure businesses of its commitment to infrastructure investment moving forwards. Alex Veitch, FTA’s Head of Multimodal Policy, commented: “FTA and its members are excited about the prospect of HS2 …

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Space-Age FTA Future Logistics 2020 keynote speaker announced

SPACE-AGE FTA FUTURE LOGISTICS 2020 KEYNOTE SPEAKER ANNOUNCED

“To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.” Stephen Hawking 21st century logistics businesses face the challenge of delivering in an ever-changing world, with the new technologies, modes of transport, a shifting workforce and other forces re-shaping the conventions which have dictated the shape …

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Road and air Brexit contingency measures welcomed by FTA

ROAD AND AIR BREXIT CONTINGENCY MEASURES WELCOMED BY FTA

FTA, which speaks for the UK logistics industry, has welcomed today’s (24 October 2019) news that the EU has approved the extension of two contingency measures by another seven months to maintain road haulage and air connectivity in the event of a No Deal Brexit. As Sarah Laouadi, FTA’s European …

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FTA responds to NAO report

FTA response to NAO report

In response to the report issued by the National Audit Office (NAO) today (16 October 2019) on border preparedness for a No Deal Brexit, Pauline Bastidon, FTA’s Head of European and Global Policy, comments: “The NAO report highlights the scale of the challenge for industry. It echoes’ FTA’s messages to …

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