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10 entries for April 2011

Mr Smith Goes To Westminster - And Meets With FTA

Posted on: Friday, 8 April 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Wales, Westminster

Today, FTA met with new Blaenau Gwent MP and Fair Fuel UK supporter Nick Smith to discuss the key logistics issues affecting companies in South Wales, alongside Owens Roads Services, who have a base in Mr Smith’s constituency. ...

Fair Fuel UK - Moving The Campaign Forward

Posted on: Friday, 8 April 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, FairFuel UK

Today the partners of the FFUK campaign, supported by logistics professionals, literally dragged the campaign into its next phase when they staged a truck pull down Whitehall before delivering a letter by hand to the Prime Minister. ...

Take part in the NSFRITS project

Posted on: Thursday, 7 April 2011 by Toby Carroll in category International

As you are probably aware TruckPol is involved in a joint project called NSFRITS. The purpose of NSFRITS is to: provide live in-cab communications to drivers about conditions in the region or country they are about to enter develop a multi-lingual, ...

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. ...

Putting The Party Into Party Of Wales

Posted on: Tuesday, 8 March 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Plaid_Cymru, Wales

FTA would like to express thanks to Plaid Cymru for the kind invitation to attend the party’s annual St David’s Day reception. ...

Talking Fuel Duty In Llanelli

Posted on: Friday, 4 March 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Plaid_Cymru, Wales

FTA’s continuing tour of the country talking about fuel duty issues continued on Friday with a trip to Llanelli in South Wales, and a conversation with local MP Nia Griffith. ...

FFUK Back On The Green

Posted on: Tuesday, 8 February 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, FairFuel UK

Following a successful MP photoshoot last week, FTA and its partners in the Fair Fuel UK campaign were back on College Green this morning to present more letters to parliament. ...

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. ...

Derby Day For FTA

Posted on: Monday, 24 January 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Westminster

Today saw a return to Parliament for FTA, and a discussion of local transport and planning issues with Shadow Communities Minister and Derby North MP Chris Williamson. ...

FTA flies to the Eagle

Posted on: Wednesday, 12 January 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Westminster

Today FTA had its first chance to sit down with Ed Miliband’s new woman in charge of transport, Garston and Halewood’s Maria Eagle. ...