Press releases

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. ...

Platooning leads the line-up at FTA Fleet Engineer Conference 2017 Thu Oct 12 15:49:00 BST 2017

The opportunities and challenges of truck platooning will be among the hot topics up for discussion at the Freight Transport Association Fleet Engineer Conference next month (November 2017). ...

FTA Transport Manager off to a flying start Thu Oct 12 14:55:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association’s Transport Manager autumn conference series has got off to a flying start with four successful events having taken place and over 1,100 delegates booked to ...

Time for a rest? FTA calls on drivers to share experiences Thu Oct 12 11:13:00 BST 2017

Following yesterday’s announcement (11 October 2017) in Westminster Hall that HGV drivers are to be fined by DVSA if they take their full weekly rest break in their cabs from 1 November 2017, the ...