Press releases

FTA leads industry brief on customs for EU task force Wed Oct 25 14:09:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association has reiterated the logistics industry’s calls for a transition period as Brexit proceeds, with the release today (25 October 2017) of a comprehensive ten step ...

FTA Logistics Awards 2017 shortlist announced Thu Oct 19 12:23:00 BST 2017

30 of the UK’s leading freight and logistics businesses are celebrating today after being shortlisted for the 2017 FTA Logistics Awards. ...

European business needs a seamless customs transition to avoid a heavy blow from Brexit Wed Oct 18 15:55:00 BST 2017

Brexit Transitional Period must be agreed as soon as possible to protect EU and UK competitiveness and ensure a frictionless customs and trade environment can be maintained, say top European ...

Floating freight to greater profits: Freight by Water 2017 Fri Oct 13 15:27:00 BST 2017

The UK has more than 4,000 miles of inland waterways, stretching from the North West through the manufacturing heartlands of the Midlands down to the country’s southern coasts. ...

Rush to open Mersey Gateway Bridge has left businesses at sea, says FTA Thu Oct 12 17:14:00 BST 2017

Plans to open the Mersey Gateway Bridge with just two working days’ notice show a complete disregard for local businesses, says the Freight Transport Association. ...