Press releases

FTA’s towing trailers DVD keeps vans safe and legal Fri May 01 14:34:00 BST 2009

The Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) latest instructional 2-disk DVD will give van and light goods vehicle drivers and their managers essential guidance to keep them safe and on the right ...

FTA guide puts spotlight on bulk rail freight Wed Apr 29 15:07:00 BST 2009

Performance management is essential for bulk rail shippers and a new guide by leading trade body the Freight Transport Association (FTA) will advise shippers how to optimise their use of bulk ...

FTA accuses Darling of ‘turning Dracula’ Wed Apr 22 14:39:00 BST 2009

Today’s decision to increase fuel duty from September could be the death knell for parts of the logistics sector, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA), leading to business ...

Last year’s job losses ‘could be eclipsed’ in 2009 thanks to Government policy, says FTA Mon Apr 20 15:49:00 BST 2009

Government indifference to the logistics sector is exacerbating the impact of the recession. That was the damning verdict of the Freight Transport Association (FTA) today as it released figures ...

Lorry ban a waste of time, says FTA Wed Apr 15 16:03:00 BST 2009

A Lorry Management Zone (LMZ) in the Cotswolds will not bring any discernible benefit to local residents and will only result in greater inconvenience and higher costs for lorry operators, says ...