FTA blog

4 entries for January 2017

Contaminated blood vials? It’s just another day in our Member Advice Centre by Alan Rose, FTA Transport Advisor

Posted on: Wednesday, 18 January 2017 by Sian Pattenden in categories Policy and compliance, Road

With over 20,000 calls a year to our Member Advice Centre, it is no wonder really that we get a huge variety of enquiries from our members. ...

The perfect time to remind drivers of company policy - by FTA's Member Advice Centre

Posted on: Wednesday, 18 January 2017 by Alice Bayford

As normal service resumes in to the new year, some employers may notice their drivers have received new electronic gadgets such as a mobile phones, satellite navigation devices and iPods as Christmas presents. ...

C: A-Z of Brexit implications on logistics - by James Hookham, Deputy Chief Executive, FTA

Posted on: Monday, 16 January 2017 by Sian Pattenden

C is for Customs For most people working in the international logistics sector the biggest impact of Brexit will be on the changes to the rules and procedures they need to observe for the movement of goods across borders. ...

Fuel for thought by Matt Harrington, Editor of Freight & Logistics, FTA

Posted on: Monday, 9 January 2017 by Sian Pattenden

Delegates at FTA’s series of Transport Manager conferences have been given food for thought by Martin Flach, Product Director of the events’ headline sponsor Iveco, when he claimed that running an HGV on natural gas could save them up to 40 per cent ...