Press releases

Transport minister praises contribution of UK logistics industry Wed Dec 13 10:20:00 GMT 2017

At a time when the economy is under pressure, the performance of the logistics industry is something to be celebrated, according to the Transport Minister, Jesse Norman MP. ...

Lack of clarity on roads could slow trade, says FTA Wed Dec 13 09:23:00 GMT 2017

Failure to keep key road users updated on plans for road improvements could seriously impede future trade, says the UK’s leading membership organisation for the logistics industry. ...

Time for trade to take centre stage, says FTA Fri Dec 08 11:35:00 GMT 2017

The news that the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says “sufficient progress” has been made in the Brexit negotiations to move on to phase 2 (transition & trade) is encouraging, ...

Cost of new CAZ could be significant for business, says FTA Wed Dec 06 09:45:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association is urging West Yorkshire businesses to make their voices heard or risk incurring significant additional operating costs, as Leeds City Council consults on plans ...

London’s Draft Plan is a positive step, but there are issues to be addressed Mon Dec 04 12:24:00 GMT 2017

The new Draft London Plan is a positive step for the city’s logistics sector, but there are still issues which need to be addressed, advises the Freight Transport Association. ...