Press releases

Lack of Operation Stack solution would be major problem for UK logistics and Kent residents says FTA Wed Nov 15 14:20:00 GMT 2017

FTA has reacted with disappointment to the announcement the Government has withdrawn its planning application for the Operation Stack lorry area in Kent. ...

HGV taxes alone pay for almost all the UK's road maintenance spending, says FTA Wed Nov 15 04:56:00 GMT 2017

New independent research conducted by the Freight Transport Association and released today (15 November) has shown that HGVs pay enough tax alone to cover almost the whole of UK spending on road ...

FTA addresses sector skills shortage at UK's biggest careers event Thu Nov 09 16:56:00 GMT 2017

How can businesses attract new talent into the freight and logistics sector? Currently (Nov 2017), the sector needs 52,000 LGV drivers across the country and FTA members report difficulties in ...

McGowan brings his cast of voices to the FTA Logistics Awards 2017 Tue Nov 07 11:00:00 GMT 2017

World-renowned stand-up comedian and impressionist Alistair McGowan has been announced as the headline entertainment act at the first FTA Logistics Awards ceremony, which will be held at London’s ...

Mayor's early clean air announcement challenges London's supply chain, says FTA Tue Nov 07 10:42:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association has reacted with concern to last week’s announcement by the Mayor of London of the introduction of the capital’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), 17 months ...