Press releases

TfN identifies scale of opportunities for economy and society- if public sector supports logistics Sep 8, 2016

A report issued by Transport for the North (TfN) has identified that with the right public sector support there is the potential for the freight and logistics sector to bring up to £55 billion ...

FTA says French Government must deliver on Calais promises Sep 6, 2016

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says the French government must act quickly on its commitment to dismantle the Calais migrant camp following yesterday’s protest by truckers, farmers, ...

Trial continues to show benefits of longer semi-trailers, says FTA Sep 6, 2016

The Freight Transport Association says a report released today by the Department for Transport (DfT) shows that longer semi-trailers (LSTs) continue to make a significant contribution towards ...

Calais blockade - drivers will be target for migrant attacks Sep 5, 2016

Today's planned blockade of the major routes in and out of Calais will make drivers a sitting target for migrant attacks, warns the Freight Transport Association (FTA). ...

Government needs to support ultra low emission HGV market as well Sep 5, 2016

The Freight Transport Association has reacted positively to a report today from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee into sustainability in transport policy. ...