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FTA delivers Freight Manifesto with trucks to London

FTA delivers Freight Manifesto with trucks to London

FTA delivered its London Elections 2016 – Freight Manifesto to the Mayoral candidates in the city today, along with a box of trucks illustrating how many freight vehicles it would take to build and furnish an average sized three bedroom house. In the Manifesto, FTA outlines how all London’s needs …

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Bridgestone Tyres recognised for support of FTA carbon scheme

Bridgestone Tyres recognised for support of FTA carbon scheme

Bridgestone Tyres was recognised for its continuing support of the Freight Transport Association’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) during last week’s successful Skills Summit at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena. As Bridgestone enters its fifth year of partnership with LCRS and membership reaches 120 companies, FTA was delighted to present the LCRS …

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FTA says new Government infrastructure plan is positive move

FTA says new Government infrastructure plan is positive move

The Government’s newly-announced National Infrastructure Delivery Plan has been welcomed by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) as a co-ordinated and comprehensive approach to future infrastructure planning. The plan, which is published today, brings together all the Government’s infrastructure priorities for the next five years including its commitment to build a …

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FTA to launch Logistics Report at CV Show

FTA to launch Logistics Report at CV Show

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) will launch its annual review of the issues affecting the industry over the past 12 months at this year’s CV Show, the UK’s largest annual transport and logistics event. The Logistics Report 2016, detailing the challenges that the logistics sector has faced in the previous …

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Drivers tell FTA fuel duty should be 25%

Drivers tell FTA fuel duty should be 25%

Members of the public quizzed by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) ahead of tomorrow’s Budget said fuel duty should be 25 per cent rather than the 75 per cent currently levied by the Chancellor. FTA questioned drivers as they filled up at a Kent petrol station. While the majority were …

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Last chance to book – FTA Skills Summit 2016

Last chance to book – FTA Skills Summit 2016

Attract, Recruit, Retain – FTA’s Skills Summit to explore issues including driver shortage, the image of the logistics industry and public perception – comes to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry next Thursday (17 March). A few FREE places are still available for the event, which follows the success of last …

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Review of truck drivers’ civil penalties welcomed by FTA

Review of truck drivers’ civil penalties welcomed by FTA

Plans to improve the civil penalties scheme for truck drivers that raised £6.6m in fines for carrying illegal immigrants last year have been welcomed by the Freight Transport Association. FTA is pleased to see the Government working with the freight industry in order to combat illegal immigration. The Association embraced …

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