Press releases

Calais blockade demonstrates threat to UK trade, says FTA Fri Jan 26 10:24:00 GMT 2018

Yesterday’s (25 January) blockade of the Port of Calais by French fishermen showed how disruption to cross-Channel traffic after Brexit could have a serious impact on the UK’s trading ...

FTA to represent logistics sector on Northern Ireland government forum Thu Jan 25 10:13:00 GMT 2018

The Freight Transport Association is to represent the logistics sector on a major new business forum set up by the Northern Ireland administration. ...

Truck drivers need better facilities, not bigger fines, says FTA Thu Jan 11 15:27:00 GMT 2018

The Freight Transport Association is warning that increased fines are not the solution to illegal truck parking in Kent. ...

Freight industry welcomes the beginning of the end for the Severn bridge tolls Mon Jan 08 09:17:00 GMT 2018

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the news that today (8 January 2018) sees the beginning of the end for crippling year on year toll increases for users of the two Severn Bridges on ...

Government delays threaten break in UK supply chain, says FTA Fri Jan 05 17:55:00 GMT 2018

The UK’s logistics industry is demanding that the Government publishes the results of its Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)’s recommendations on the future role of European workers in the UK ...