Press releases

'Don't ditch diesel, keep Britain trading' FTA tells Government Mon Mar 06 12:00:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s largest membership association representing the country’s freight and logistics industry, is calling on Chancellor Philip Hammond MP to cut fuel ...

FTA Transport Manager Conference to put safety first Thu Mar 02 17:40:00 GMT 2017

According to the latest Travel Survey for Northern Ireland (TSNI), each person in the country travels more than 5,800 miles per annum on the nation’s roads, equating to around 16 miles travelled ...

FTA Van Excellence briefings to highlight consequences of road traffic collision Fri Feb 24 11:45:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association’s 2017 Van Excellence Operational Briefings, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz vans, which take place during March, will use a live action case study to demonstrate the ...

FTA clarifies SFA guidance on LGV apprenticeship funding Thu Feb 23 10:44:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association has today (23 February 2017) received clarification from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) after confusing guidance was ...

Lack of investment, not freight transport, to blame for potholes says FTA Mon Feb 20 13:44:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association has reacted with disappointment to the Local Government Association (LGA)’s inaccurate claim that freight transport is responsible for the poor state of ...