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FTA says exit negotiations must ensure the goods keep moving

FTA says exit negotiations must ensure the goods keep moving

Following the announcement of a ‘leave’ result in the EU referendum, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) says coming out of union risks new costs, restrictions and bureaucratic requirements being imposed on moving goods in and out of Europe. These additional burdens could add costs for FTA members and disrupt the …

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IMechE statement misrepresents freight issues, says FTA

IMechE statement misrepresents freight issues, says FTA

The Freight Transport Association has rejected assertions in a press release issued today by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers regarding its report ‘UK Freight: In for the long haul?’ The press release leads on claims that up to 30% of all road haulage vehicles on UK roads are empty, and …

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FTA sponsors 2016 Motor Transport Award

FTA sponsors 2016 Motor Transport Award

This year’s Motor Transport Awards – the Oscars of the freight and logistics industry – are fast approaching and once again the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is proud to sponsor the Operational and Compliance Excellence Award. The Awards, which have been running for more than 25 years, are important for …

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FTA publishes updated guide to truck turning and manoeuvring

FTA publishes updated guide to truck turning and manoeuvring

By popular demand, the Freight Transport Association has published a new, updated edition of Designing for Deliveries, the longstanding guide to truck turning and manoeuvring for architects, planners and engineers designing and evaluating service areas and access roads for commercial vehicles. The new 2016 edition updates the standards for the …

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FTA demonstrates worldwide appeal

FTA demonstrates worldwide appeal

The Freight Transport Association FTA has launched the 21st edition of its European Road Transport Guide sponsored by Eurotunnel – and revealed some of the more unusual parts of the world where its products and services are delivered. The guide is sent free to the Association’s international members and offers …

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