Press releases

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. ...

Imperative that logistics must be at the Brexit table, says FTA Tue Aug 15 10:20:00 BST 2017

The government’s paper on trade and customs arrangements post-Brexit, published today (15 August 2017) is a “step in the right direction”, according to the Freight Transport Association, the UK’s ...

Plan ahead to cope with urban charges and lorry bans across the UK Mon Aug 07 12:34:00 BST 2017

Cities across the UK will start levying prohibitively high charges on older HGVs and vans, for air quality reasons, between early 2019 and the end of 2020. ...