Press releases

FTA Logistics Awards 2017 Shortlist Announced Thu Oct 19 12:23:00 BST 2017

30 of the UK’s leading freight and logistics businesses are celebrating today after being shortlisted for the 2017 FTA Logistics Awards. ...

European Business needs a Seamless Customs Transition to avoid a Heavy Blow from Brexit Wed Oct 18 15:55:00 BST 2017

Brexit Transitional Period must be agreed as soon as possible to protect EU and UK competitiveness and ensure a frictionless customs and trade environment can be maintained, say top European ...

Floating freight to greater profits: Freight by Water 2017 Fri Oct 13 15:27:00 BST 2017

The UK has more than 4,000 miles of inland waterways, stretching from the North West through the manufacturing heartlands of the Midlands down to the country’s southern coasts. ...

Rush to open Mersey Gateway Bridge has left businesses at sea, says FTA Thu Oct 12 17:14:00 BST 2017

Plans to open the Mersey Gateway Bridge with just two working days’ notice show a complete disregard for local businesses, says the Freight Transport Association. ...

Platooning leads the line-up at FTA Fleet Engineer Conference 2017 Thu Oct 12 15:49:00 BST 2017

The opportunities and challenges of truck platooning will be among the hot topics up for discussion at the Freight Transport Association Fleet Engineer Conference next month (November 2017). ...