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5 entries for category Scotland

The good, the bad and the logistics sector - FTA and the draft Scottish Budget

Posted on: Friday, 19 November 2010 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Scotland

John Swinney’s draft Scottish Budget announcement will certainly bring some benefits to the country’s supply chain and help maintain its position as a net exporter of goods. ...

FTA meets Gordon in the path of the Hampden roar

Posted on: Friday, 4 February 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Scotland

In the teeth of a vicious rainy gale blowing through Glasgow, FTA’s Mike Webb and Chris MacRae have been talking logistics with the man hoping to be Scotland’s next Transport Minister. ...

FTA has a double Scotch

Posted on: Thursday, 17 March 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Scotland, Liberal Democrat, Conservative

FTA has met with representatives of the Scottish Liberal Democrats and Conservatives in Edinburgh, to make sure that the voice of logistics is still ringing in the ears of Scotland's politicians before they go off about the campaign trail. ...

FFG - an opportunity that shouldn't be scotch missed

Posted on: Thursday, 14 April 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Scotland, Rail

After months of activity in Scotland with politicians on all sides, there is a little light at the end of the tunnel for Scotland’s Freight Facilities Grants (FFGs) regime, judging by Scotland’s political manifestos. ...

Talking RET With the MSPs

Posted on: Wednesday, 18 April 2012 by Mike Webb in categories Road, Scotland, SNP, Labour, Conservative

On Tuesday 17 April, FTA could be found in the hallowed halls of the Scottish Parliament, meeting a cross-party range of MSPs to discuss the impact of Scottish Government plans to end Road Equivalent Tariff (RET) for commercial vehicles. ...