Posts Tagged ‘Freight Transport Association’

  • Ramp up no deal preparations with FTA’s Brexit webinar

    on Jan 17, 19 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Following the rejection of the withdrawal agreement this week (15 January 2019), the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is advising logistics managers to advance their preparations for a No Deal Brexit. To help businesses navigate this uncharted territory, FTA will be holding an exclusive webinar, No Deal Brexit Briefings for Logistics Managers on 25 January

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  • International haulage permit applications close this week

    on Jan 14, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on International haulage permit applications close this week

    Applications for international road haulage permits close this week (Friday 18 January) and the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the business organisation representing the logistics industry, is advising commercial vehicle operators wanting to transport goods into EU-27 countries post-Brexit to submit their applications urgently. A No Deal exit from the European Union is a very real possibility, according to FTA, and businesses must prepare accordingly. 

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  • Hauliers must advance their Brexit preparations – says FTAI

    on Jan 3, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Hauliers must advance their Brexit preparations – says FTAI

    With only three months to go until Brexit, hauliers should take immediate action to advance their preparations or risk increased delays, red tape and costs in doing future business, according to FTA Ireland (FTAI), the leading organisation representing the country’s logistics industry

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  • FTA calls on MPs to vote in favour of withdrawal agreement

    on Nov 28, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA calls on MPs to vote in favour of withdrawal agreement

     The business group representing the logistics sector, the Freight Transport Association (FTA), is calling on MPs to vote in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement to keep Britain trading post-Brexit by delivering the frictionless trade that the logistics sector was promised

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  • FTAI wants Compressed Natural Gas refuelling sites prioritised

    on Nov 15, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTAI wants Compressed Natural Gas refuelling sites prioritised

    FTA Ireland (FTAI), the leading body representing the country’s logistics industry, is calling on the Minister of Communications, Climate Action & Environment to prioritise the opening of the country’s Compressed Natural Gas refuelling sites, if the sector is to be able to achieve its emissions reduction targets by

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  • FTA welcomes Northern Ireland Brexit clarity

    on Nov 6, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA welcomes Northern Ireland Brexit clarity

    The news that Northern Ireland’s (NI) commercial vehicle operators will have unrestricted access to the Republic of Ireland (ROI) in the event of a no-deal Brexit is a promising step forward, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA)

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  • Extended Brexit transition period necessary for trade says FTAI

    on Oct 18, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Extended Brexit transition period necessary for trade says FTAI

    FTA Ireland would welcome an extended Brexit transition period and proposes it lasts at least one year, to allow the logistics sector to become more comprehensively prepared for the future trading environment

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  • A6 upgrade to give Northern Ireland a boost

    on Sep 26, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on A6 upgrade to give Northern Ireland a boost

    FTA, the business organisation which represents the logistics industry has expressed its delight at news that the upgrade work to the A6 between Derry and Dungiven is finally under way

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  • FTA calls for early introduction of longer semi-trailers

    on Sep 25, 18 • in General News • with Comments Off on FTA calls for early introduction of longer semi-trailers

    The Freight Transport Association is calling for the early introduction of longer semi-trailers (LST) following a successful trial

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  • FTA welcomes No Deal Brexit notices

    on Sep 24, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA welcomes No Deal Brexit notices

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Government’s No Deal Brexit notices on aviation, road haulage and the export/import of food products

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  • FTA says road networks to receive connectivity boost

    on Sep 17, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA says road networks to receive connectivity boost

    Following years of inadequate infrastructure, the UK economy is set to benefit from vastly improved road connectivity, according to leading business organisation the Freight Transport Association (FTA), thanks to two new schemes – the Oxford-Cambridge Expressway and the proposed reclassification of an A14 section to a motorway.  However, FTA, which represents more than 17,000 logistics business nationwide, is concerned that further investment is desperately needed to keep Britain’s roads moving. 

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  • FTA says huge obstacles on Brexit still remain

    on Sep 16, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA says huge obstacles on Brexit still remain

    The government’s technical notices for a No Deal Brexit will create an array of red tape and paperwork, and yet still do not provide answers to the key questions being asked by those responsible for moving the UK’s goods and services between the UK and Europe, according to FTA, the leading business group. 

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