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FTA hopes new runway is a step closer

FTA hopes new runway is a step closer

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says it hopes the response by Heathrow to recommendations by the Airports Commission will bring the construction of a third runway a step closer. Heathrow has responded with a promise to exceed the conditions and put in place a Skills Taskforce with 10,000 apprenticeships for …

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FTA says logistics can help new Government deliver better Wales

FTA says logistics can help new Government deliver better Wales

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says the newly-elected Welsh Government can deliver economic growth by working closely with the freight and logistics industry. The Association today extended its congratulations to the Labour Party on its successful election, and also to all those elected to the new National Assembly for Wales. …

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FTA acquires Tachodisc Ltd

FTA acquires Tachodisc Ltd

TDUK Limited (‘TDUK’), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Freight Transport Association (FTA), has today announced that it has acquired the business and certain assets of Warrington-based Tachodisc Limited. TDUK takes control of the business and certain assets with immediate effect and FTA’s Director of Operations, June Powell, will oversee the …

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UK economy in focus of FTA Logistics Report 2016

UK economy in focus of FTA Logistics Report 2016

The UK economy is one of the focal points of the FTA Logistics Report 2016, outlining the fundamental changes in the way we shop and the impact they have on goods being delivered. According to the Freight Transport Association Report, launched today at the CV Show in Birmingham, a stronger …

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FTA unveils Truck Excellence scheme at CV Show

FTA unveils Truck Excellence scheme at CV Show

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) tomorrow announces the release of Truck Excellence – a voluntary, industry-governed scheme designed to raise standards and recognise excellence in the operation and management of large goods vehicles. The scheme will be unveiled at the CV Show and joins the well-established Van Excellence programme under …

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FTA Van Excellence receives top award

FTA Van Excellence receives top award

The Freight Transport Association’s Van Excellence scheme today received a top award at the Fleet World Honours in London and was hailed “a beacon of professionalism” for the van industry. Van Excellence was presented with the Editor’s Award, which was collected by Regional Manager of Vanfta Barrie Wilson at a …

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Johnsons Apparelmaster achieves FTA Compliance Award

Johnsons Apparelmaster achieves FTA Compliance Award

Workwear rental specialist Johnsons Apparelmaster has been presented with the Freight Transport Association (FTA) Tachofta Compliance Award in recognition of its high standards of driver compliance and management of infringements. This is Johnson’s second annual award and the high standards at its Brighton depot in particular were highlighted this year. …

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