Press releases

FTA launches logistics industry's Brexit manifesto Thu Feb 09 13:57:00 GMT 2017

With only weeks remaining before Theresa May triggers Article 50 and begins the process of the UK’s departure from the European Union, the Freight Transport Association has today (9 February) ...

Preparing for Brexit tops the agenda at FTA Transport Manager Northern Ireland Fri Feb 03 12:17:00 GMT 2017

John McGrane, Director General of The British Irish Chamber of Commerce, will discuss practical ways in which both Irish and UK firms can prepare now for Brexit when he gives the keynote speech ...

Keeping Britain trading post-Brexit: FTA conference to provide vital forum for industry debate Thu Feb 02 14:55:00 GMT 2017

According to research by respected think tank Centre for Cities, released 30 January 2017, Britain’s cities will need to protect and promote trading links with the world following the nation’s ...

FTA says Driver CPC training must remain flexible Thu Feb 02 10:01:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association is concerned that proposed revisions to the European Commission’s Driver CPC Directive (Certificate of Professional Competence) could limit operators’ ability to ...

Longer semi-trailer trial demonstrates safety and environmental benefits, says FTA Thu Jan 26 16:26:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the Department for Transport (DfT)’s announcement today (26 January 2017) that it will be extending the numbers in its longer semi-trailer (LST) ...