Press releases

Steady progress in race for Olympics, but 1 in 5 still 'not at all prepared' Tue Nov 08 16:57:00 GMT 2011

With eight months to go before the opening ceremony, 26 per cent of road freight operators are still 'not at all prepared' for the logistical challenge posed by the 2012 Olympic Games. ...

FTA keeps infrastructure investment firmly on agenda at Stormont Mon Nov 07 17:08:00 GMT 2011

Earlier today the Freight Transport Association met with Danny Kennedy MLA, the Minister for Regional Development in the Northern Ireland Executive. ...

Shipping emissions must be tackled on global scale, warns FTA Fri Nov 04 11:57:00 GMT 2011

FTA has welcomed proposals to incorporate the UK’s share of emissions from international shipping into the Climate Change Act, but has warned that maritime emissions reductions should be tackled ...

FTA sets out plan to tackle EU threat to trailer height common sense Thu Nov 03 13:37:00 GMT 2011

European proposals to limit the height of future semi-trailers to just 4 metres must be stopped to end uncertainty in the sector, the Freight Transport Association has told the European ...

FTA slams London Olympics parking charge extension Thu Nov 03 11:52:00 GMT 2011

Proposals to impose additional parking charges beyond the Olympic Route Network during the Games period in London have been attacked by the Freight Transport Association. ...