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Keep the planes flying and the trucks rolling says FTA

KEEP THE PLANES FLYING AND THE TRUCKS ROLLING, SAYS FTA

FTA, the UK’s leading membership association representing the logistics industry, has warned the government’s Brexit negotiators to prioritise the negotiation of aviation and road access agreements with the European Union, if all traffic and trade between the UK and the Continent is to keep moving after 29 March 2019. “Discussions …

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HGVs are motorway-safe, says FTA

HGVs are motorway safe says FTA

FTA, the UK’s largest membership association in the logistics sector, has spoken out to reassure drivers that HGVs have never been more motorway-safe. The move follows the publication of a Brake survey, which revealed increased HGV motorway traffic prompted anxiety about safety among other drivers. “The driver perceptions Brake has …

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FTA “deeply disappointed” in Midlands Expressway Limited’s decision to increase prices on Birmingham’s M6 toll road

FTA deeply disappointed in Midlands Expressway Limited decision to increase prices

The Freight Transport Association FTA, the largest and most influential business organisation in the logistics sector, has expressed concern over Midlands Expressway Limited’s decision to increase tolls, citing worries it will drive more HGVs through Birmingham, conflicting with the city’s clean air agenda. As Chris Yarsley, FTA’s Policy Manager for …

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Global Britain needs a resilient global hub airport says FTA

GLOBAL BRITAIN NEEDS A RESILIENT GLOBAL HUB AIRPORT, SAYS FTA

As the UK’s only international cargo hub, Heathrow Airport needs to be capable of handling increased capacity as Britain looks to reassert its trading position after Brexit, according to the Freight Transport Association FTA, the only organisation which speaks for the whole of the logistics sector. “British exporters and importers …

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Brexit Britain on the road to nowhere says FTA

BREXIT BRITAIN ON THE ROAD TO NOWHERE, SAYS FTA

With three weeks to go until crunch Brexit talks in Brussels, the UK’s leading logistics trade body says that its confidence in Government’s ability to deliver a ‘frictionless’ Brexit that will ‘Keep Britain Trading’ with the EU is fast collapsing. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is one of the UK’s …

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