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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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FTA launches 2019 Logistics Emissions Review

FTA LAUNCHES 2019 LOGISTICS EMISSIONS REVIEW

FTA has launched its 2019 Logistics Emissions Review, which includes the latest results of the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS), a voluntary group which seeks to improve the environmental performance of the logistics industry. During the past year, LERS members achieved an impressive 4% reduction in their greenhouse gas (GHG) …

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Van Excellence celebrates another successful year

VAN EXCELLENCE CELEBRATES ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR

Tens of thousands of vans on the UK’s roads are now being operated to the highest standards of safety, compliance and efficiency, thanks to the work undertaken by the members of Van Excellence, a voluntary scheme administered by FTA and sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans. FTA is pleased to announce 2019 …

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