Press releases

A6 go-ahead set to boost business nationwide, says FTA Tue Mar 28 13:59:00 BST 2017

News that improvement work can now proceed for the A6 between Belfast and L’Derry is a welcome boost for businesses in the North West and Mid-Ulster, according to the Freight Transport ...

Logistics crucial to the UK's future success, says Minister Wed Mar 15 11:42:00 GMT 2017

Establishing strong global trading relationships, and maintaining the UK’s ability to deliver goods on time to customers all over the world, are cornerstones of the government’s vision for a ...

Calais rest area closures could compromise driver safety, says FTA Thu Mar 09 11:50:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the trade body which represents half the UK’s road fleet, is calling on French authorities to provide more safe lorry parking for trans-European freight ...

'Don't ditch diesel, keep Britain trading' FTA tells Government Mon Mar 06 12:00:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s largest membership association representing the country’s freight and logistics industry, is calling on Chancellor Philip Hammond MP to cut fuel ...

FTA Transport Manager Conference to put safety first Thu Mar 02 17:40:00 GMT 2017

According to the latest Travel Survey for Northern Ireland (TSNI), each person in the country travels more than 5,800 miles per annum on the nation’s roads, equating to around 16 miles travelled ...