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FTA presents Transaid with £70,000 cheque

FTA presents Transaid with £70,000 cheque

The Freight Transport Association FTA has presented transport charity Transaid with a cheque for £70,000, representing the funds raised by its members over the past three years through the annual membership renewal scheme. In total the FTA scheme has raised £211,300 for Transaid since it started at the end of …

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FTA disappointed in another delay to vital NI road scheme

FTA disappointed in another delay to vital NI road scheme

The Freight Transport Association FTA is bitterly disappointed in yet another delay in upgrading the vital A6 road between Belfast & L’Derry following a judgement hearing at Belfast High Court. Work was originally due to commence in October but confusion over ongoing habitat checks and assessments and their impact on …

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First Northern Ireland operator awarded FTA Van Excellence

First Northern Ireland operator awarded FTA Van Excellence

Henry Brothers (Magherafelt) Ltd has become the first organisation in Northern Ireland to receive FTA Van Excellence Operator Accreditation from the Freight Transport Association. The company was this week presented with a certificate at its Magherafelt-based offices. Henry Brothers, which operates around 60 vans, is a leading construction and civil …

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First operators receive FTA Truck Excellence accreditation

First operators receive FTA Truck Excellence accreditation

The first three operators to achieve Freight Transport Association FTA Truck Excellence accreditation have been announced. Bidvest Foodservice, London Borough of Redbridge and Sainsbury’s have all achieved Truck Excellence accreditation, with London Borough of Redbridge and Bidvest Foodservice also demonstrating compliance with Transport for London’s (TfL) Work Related Road Risk …

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FTA says Government must ensure HS2 delivers on freight

FTA says Government must ensure HS2 delivers on freight

The Freight Transport Association FTA says freight will only benefit from rail capacity released by HS2 if the Government ensures it doesn’t have to compete with passenger operators through the existing train path bidding process. The Government’s preferred route for Phase 2 of HS2 from Crewe to Manchester and the …

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FTA demonstrates post Brexit commitment to members

FTA demonstrates post Brexit commitment to members

The Freight Transport Association FTA is demonstrating its commitment to represent members at the highest level in negotiations to leave the EU by joining a new HMRC Brexit working group. FTA is a long-standing member of HMRC’s Joint Customs Consultative Committee (JCCC) and has now joined the Brexit working group …

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