Press releases

Time for trade to take centre stage, says FTA Fri Dec 08 11:35:00 GMT 2017

The news that the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says “sufficient progress” has been made in the Brexit negotiations to move on to phase 2 (transition & trade) is encouraging, ...

Cost of new CAZ could be significant for business, says FTA Wed Dec 06 09:45:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association is urging West Yorkshire businesses to make their voices heard or risk incurring significant additional operating costs, as Leeds City Council consults on plans ...

London’s Draft Plan is a positive step, but there are issues to be addressed Mon Dec 04 12:24:00 GMT 2017

The new Draft London Plan is a positive step for the city’s logistics sector, but there are still issues which need to be addressed, advises the Freight Transport Association. ...

New Strategic Vision for Rail must protect freight, says FTA Thu Nov 30 12:56:00 GMT 2017

The changes proposed in the Department for Transport’s Strategic Vision for Rail, must be done in a way that protects, and is seen to protect, the interests of rail freight, says the Freight ...

Freight industry wants to keep Britain trading Thu Nov 30 11:08:00 GMT 2017

Businesses urgently need more clarity about trade & transport arrangements post-Brexit and a well-planned and adequate transition period, if the UK’s trading position is to be maintained, the ...