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FTA comments on M20 Moveable Barrier

FTA COMMENTS ON M20 MOVEABLE BARRIER

The news that the government and Highways England have developed a further solution to handle potential traffic disruption from the ports in Kent is promising news for businesses in the county, and for hauliers who need to keep goods moving between the UK and the Continent. FTA’s Policy Manger for …

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Allison Kemp takes the helm of FTA’s Road Freight Council

ALLISON KEMP TAKES THE HELM OF FTA ROAD FREIGHT COUNCIL

A female logistics expert is leading the debate on the future of the UK’s road transport sector, following her election as chair of FTA’s Road Freight Council. Industry expert Allison Kemp, Managing Director of A.I.M Commercial Services Ltd, will help to determine the organisation’s approach to pressing issues such as …

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FTA responds to Smart Motorways Investigation

FTA RESPONSE TO SMART MOTORWAYS INVESTIGATION

In response to a report by BBC Panorama, which raises concerns about the safety of smart motorways and indicates reform is imminent, Chris Yarsley, Policy Manager for Road Infrastructure at FTA, comments: “As the business group representing the logistics sector, FTA is calling on the government to take measures to …

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FTA launches strategic supply chain consultancy practice

FTA LAUNCHES STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN CONSULTANCY PRACTICE

FTA, the business group which represents the logistics industry, has strengthened its consultancy offering for businesses across the supply chain with the launch of a new strategic consultancy arm. FTA’s new team of specialist staff will bring unparalleled experience and strategic insight gained across the supply chain, which will complement …

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Comment from FTA on the reopening of Northern Ireland Assembly

COMMENT FROM FTA ON THE REOPENING OF THE NORTHERN IRELAND ASSEMBLY

Seamus Leheny, FTA’s NI Policy Manager said: “The confirmation of a new administration in Stormont gives Northern Ireland’s logistics businesses long-overdue reassurance that the sector’s concerns, and the future of NI trade, can once again be prioritised by government. “Vital infrastructure spending now needs to be prioritised, after three years …

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Talent in Logistics reveals line-up for Develop Conference

Talent in Logistics Reveals Line-up for Develop Conference

Talent in Logistics has released the agenda for its Develop Conference this month which is designed to support instructors, trainers, professional training providers and internal training teams who are responsible for developing people in logistics and transport operations. The conference takes place at Hotel Football in Manchester on Wednesday 22nd …

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