Escalating fuel costs are forcing logistics businesses to freeze recruitment, lay-off staff and delay vehicle upgrades to stay afloat, according to a... Read more
Following the year on year 4% rise in retail sales reported by the Office of National Statistics today, Andrew Goodacre, CEO of the British Independen... Read more
DfT Urban Strategy: Two And A Half Million Tonnes Of Goods A Day Don’t Appear In Britain’s Towns And Cities By Magic, Says FTA.
The primary role of the lorry in urban freight has been ignored once again in a major policy publication, says FTA, the organisation which speaks for... Read more
Leading business organisations FTA (Freight Transport Association), the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Federation of Small Businesses... Read more
Manufacturers and retailers responsible for managing the UK’s flows of imports and exports have called on the Government to prioritise the confi... Read more
The Road Haulage Association, has cautiously welcomed the news from the Department for Transport that the European Parliament and EU member states pla... Read more
With online trailer registration now open, Ian Gallagher , FTA’s Head of Compliance Information at FTA, the business organisation representing the log... Read more
Following two years of intense lobbying on the issue by the association, FTA has welcomed today’s (4 March 2019) provisional agreement between the Eur... Read more
The Road Haulage Association has said that haulage firms could fold if plans to charge lorries to enter Greater Manchester from 2021 go ahead. Clean a... Read more
Natalie Chapman , Head of South of England and Urban Policy at FTA (Freight Transport Association) commented: “FTA is pleased to see the London Assemb... Read more
Air Quality – Manchester Should Follow Other Cities And Not Place Such A High Burden On Local Business, Says FTA.
The planned charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in Greater Manchester would hurt local business, according to FTA, the business organisation which speaks fo... Read more