Press releases

National strike a threat to supply chain continuity Tue Sep 05 09:34:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association has today warned its members, and members of the public, to expect possible disruption to cross-Channel traffic as a result of the French national strike which ...

DfT’s way forward for HGVs not rubbish, says FTA Thu Aug 31 14:06:00 BST 2017

The government’s announcement of a £20 million feasibility study into the options for creation of next generation HGV fuels from rubbish has been praised by the Freight Transport Association as a ...

Calling all freight drivers! Vacancies still concern for freight industry Tue Aug 29 12:27:00 BST 2017

The freight and logistics sector is still suffering a shortage of skilled drivers, according to the Freight Transport Association's July Quarterly Transport Activity Survey (QTAS), sponsored by ...

Truck platooning: the next step for sustainable road transport, says FTA Fri Aug 25 09:00:00 BST 2017

Truck platooning could save cost, congestion and carbon says the Freight Transport Association, members of which operate more than 200,000 trucks on Britain’s roads. ...

Record entries for FTA Driver of the Year Thu Aug 17 12:41:00 BST 2017

Freight drivers know that their jobs are some of the most skilled, and complicated, in the UK. ...