Press releases

General Election: Infrastructure investment commitment vital to continued UK growth says freight sector Wed May 24 16:06:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s largest membership association in the freight and logistics sector, has welcomed the commitment to increase investment in road and rail ...

FTA urges government action over Calais migrants Tue May 23 10:12:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association has urged the government to lobby the French authorities to protect drivers passing through the Calais area, following reports of increased migrant activity ...

Brexit confusion could stifle further sector growth, says FTA Wed May 17 11:55:00 BST 2017

Lack of information about the potential impact of the UK’s departure from the European Union is causing business uncertainty among one of the nation’s most vibrant business sectors. ...

New French government’s €40 worker fee is restrictive practice, says FTA Tue May 16 13:43:00 BST 2017

The new French government’s decision to charge a €40 fee for every worker operating in France on a temporary basis and employed by a foreign company is a restrictive practice which will severely ...

Next government must help, not hinder, the freight industry says FTA Wed May 10 12:25:00 BST 2017

The UK’s next government must support logistics businesses to enable them to reduce vehicle emissions and cope with the transition to Clean Air Zone regulations, says the Freight Transport ...