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FTA Van Excellence briefings to return in spring 2017

FTA Van Excellence briefings to return in spring 2017

The FTA Freight Transport Association’s popular Van Excellence Operational Briefings return in spring 2017 with an unrivalled line-up of speakers, exploring risk and driver management and discussing best practice and compliance issues. The briefings will take place on 15 February in Harrogate, 22 February in London and on 1 March …

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FTA helps industry keep on delivering this winter

FTA helps industry keep on delivering this winter

With tomorrow seeing the official start of winter, the Freight Transport Association FTA is supporting Highways England’s winter road safety campaign which this year highlights the dangers of driving in the rain and encourages drivers to slow down. At this time of year attention is often concentrated on the disruption …

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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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