Cost Information Service
""FTA’s Manager’s Fuel Price Information Service is our bible at the moment for current rate negotiations.""
John G Russell (Transport) Ltd
What is FTA's Cost Information Service?
Our Cost Information Service is an additional subscription service available to FTA members that helps you control and benchmark your transport costs.
How does it work?
The Cost Information Service consists of the following essential tools:
The Manager's Guide to Distribution Costs
This annual guide lets you effectively monitor your transport costs with quarterly updates on:
vehicle operating costs
haulage rate trends
as well as costs forecasts and information on warehouse costs trends and advice on how to manage costs.
The guide is available in pdf format which is emailed to subscribers and key data is updated on a quarterly basis.
The Manager's Fuel Price Information Service
This email-based service keeps you informed of current and forecasted fuel prices and will help your business set sustainable prices for transport services. It includes:
weekly emails on average bulk diesel and gas oil and forecourt fuel prices in the UK
emails with links to monthly reports on the UK fuel market prepared by Accenture, leading market analysts
emails on average forecourt diesel prices for the previous month across the European Union member states
updates on UK fuel duty rates (when changes are announced)
short-term forecasts for UK bulk diesel prices
What are the benefits?
Benefits of our Cost Information Service include:
Regular information to help control costs and facilitate planning
Guidance on trends in rates, transport and premises costs
A stronger negotiating position to secure the best rates possible
Access to advice and analysis from FTA's Cost Information Team
How do I subscribe?
Call our Member Service Centre on 03717 11 22 22* for more information. Alternatively please email email@example.com
Download the leaflet on FTA's Cost Information Service
Get the latest daily fuel price information
View a sample of the Manager's Guide to Distribution Costs
Read our glossary of terms for the Manager's Guide to Distribution Costs
* Calls may be recorded for training purposes