Posts Tagged ‘Freight Transport Association’

  • FTAI wants Compressed Natural Gas refuelling sites prioritised

    on Nov 15, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    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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  • FTA Future Logistics Conference    

    on Sep 3, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA Future Logistics Conference    

    Self-driving and electric vehicles, drone technology, Wi-Fi connectivity, artificial intelligence and more: the world around us is changing fast, and the logistics sector is one area embracing new technologies and solutions quickly

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  • No deal is not the end solution business needs says FTA

    on Aug 23, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on No deal is not the end solution business needs says FTA

    As the first of the government’s No-Deal Brexit papers is published today (23 August 2018), the Freight Transport Association, one of the UK’s leading business organisations, has warned that British business still needs detailed information to ensure that the nation continues to trade efficiently after Brexit

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  • FTA urges government to act on migration report

    on Jul 31, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA urges government to act on migration report

    The Freight Transport Association, which represents more than 17,000 businesses across the UK logistics sector, is urging government to act on the findings of today’s Home Affairs Committee report on migration, to ensure that UK business can continue to operate at full staffing levels after the UK leaves the EU. 

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  • More parking at Ashford is welcome says RHA

    on Jul 24, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on More parking at Ashford is welcome says RHA

    Although pleased that Ashford International Truck Stop is to increase its capacity from 390 to 650 spaces, the Road Haulage Association is concerned that there’s still not enough being done to solve the lorry parking crisis

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