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FTA Future Logistics Conference rescheduled

FTA has announced that its Future Logistics Conference, due to take place at ITT Hub, has now been rescheduled for the 12 and 13 May 2021.

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DfT holding back carbon benefit of longer semi-trailers, says FTA

The government should make the use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) a permanent fixture on the UK’s roads following the successful outcome of its trial, FTA has said.

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UK’s negotiating objectives are missing key elements – FTA says

The government’s negotiating mandate with the EU is missing elements relating to the logistics sector – the very industry charged with keeping Britain trading – FTA has said.

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Prioritise logistics or risk supply chain chaos, FTA tells UK Brexit negotiators

If the UK is to continue to trade efficiently with the EU, its biggest and closest market, there are six key areas the UK’s negotiators and government need to prioritise in the opening stages of talks with Europe about their future trading relationship, FTA has said.

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Post-Brexit Britain will need connectivity with Europe

As Brexit negotiations get under way in earnest in Brussels, FTA is reminding UK and EU negotiators to prioritise agreements on connectivity for transport.

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Logistics workers recognised as key to economic success, thanks to FTA

The government's recent announcement that logistics workers are now categorised as ‘key workers’ in the COVID-19 response plans has been warmly welcomed by FTA. The news comes after urgent appeals made by FTA to the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, and his ministerial team.

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Immigration proposals ‘hugely worrying’ for Scottish logistics

FTA has said that new immigration proposals do not meet the needs of Scotland, following a recent announcement from the UK government, and are ‘hugely worrying’ for Scotland’s industries, particularly freight and logistics.

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FTA launches COVID-19 resource for logistics

FTA has launched a unique free web portal to help the logistics sector keep Britain moving and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FTA describes Heathrow Airport decision as “a blow to the economy”

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the government’s decision to allow the third runway at Heathrow was unlawful, because it did not take climate commitments into account. While Heathrow said it will challenge the decision, the government has said it will not appeal.

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FTA calls on Scottish government to recognise vital role of logistics workers

Following a recent parliamentary speech from Deputy First Minister of Scotland, John Swinney, FTA is calling for the Scottish government to understand the vital role of the logistics industry, and its workers, during this challenging time.

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Budget 2020 delivers a mixed bag for logistics

The first Budget delivered by Rishi Sunak MP as Chancellor of the Exchequer has delivered a mixed result for the logistics industry, FTA has said, with welcome announcements on road and rail infrastructure spending pledges balanced with less welcome news on increases in Fuel Duty for ‘red diesel’.

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‘Resilient’ supply chain ready to tackle COVID challenge, says FTA

FTA is reassuring UK consumers and businesses that the supply chain is capable of handling challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FTA to help operators keep fleets compliant during COVID-19 pandemic

In response to increasing numbers of reports from FTA members that they are struggling to book vehicle inspections with local garages due to shortfalls of staff under the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Tony Gibbs, General Manager of FTA’s Vehicle Inspection Service, said:

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Glasgow City Council achieves IRTE accreditation in local authority first

Glasgow City Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to receive an accreditation in both workshop and engineering best practice

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FTA’s fleet manager wins top award

Liz Hollands, Fleet Manager at FTA, was inducted into the Fleet News Hall of Fame at the prestigious Fleet News Awards 2020 at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London on 11 March.

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FTA members support extra safety measures for smart motorways

FTA has said that its members wholeheartedly support extra security provisions for smart motorways, which were detailed in a recent government report.

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Coventry CAZ rejection a win for business and environment

The government’s rejection of a charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in Coventry is the right decision for the local economy and the city’s long-term air quality prospects, FTA has said.

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Apprenticeship body must recognise there is not just one driving occupation, say FTA and RHA

With the shortage of qualified HGV drivers now reaching critical levels across the UK, representatives of the logistics sector have urged the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE) to provide the apprenticeship standards that logistics businesses need to start training the next generation of drivers.

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UK economy cannot operate without logistics workers

Vital logistics workers must be excluded from the government’s restrictive post-Brexit immigration policy, FTA has said.

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Entries now open for FTA competition to find Transport Manager of the Year 2020

Entries are now open for FTA’s Transport Manager of the Year competition sponsored by Brigade Electronics, a brand-new contest to enable transport managers to showcase their extensive knowledge and gain recognition from other industry professionals.

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