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Getting Brexit-ready must be a priority for business, says Logistics UK

Thursday 06 August 2020

As the economy starts to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic, Logistics UK, the largest business group in the sector is urging organisations to start to prepare for the UK’s departure from the EU at the end of the year.

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Logistics Awards 2020 - deadline extended!

Tuesday 04 August 2020

With entries flooding into the Logistics Awards 2020, Logistics UK (formerly FTA) has extended the deadline for submissions to 12pm on 21 August 2020 to give more companies a chance to apply.

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Operation Brock consultation: border in Kent brings unexpected friction

Monday 03 August 2020

In response to the launch today (3 August 2020) of a consultation on Operation Brock enforcement, Chris Yarsley, Policy Manager for Road Infrastructure at Logistics UK, comments

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HGV testing exemptions will help keep the economy moving

Friday 31 July 2020

Following campaigning from Logistics UK (formerly FTA), the government has today confirmed that the safest goods vehicles will be exempt from HGV tests for up to 12 months to help clear the backlog after testing services were stopped by DVSA during the coronavirus crisis

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Logistics UK response to the government’s road allocation plans

Tuesday 28 July 2020

In response to the government’s package of announcements made today (28 July 2020) on urban road use, Natalie Chapman, Head of Urban Policy at Logistics UK (formerly FTA), comments

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Commission’s report downplays freight’s lifeline for Wales, says FTA

Tuesday 28 July 2020

The report published this week by the South East Wales Transport Commission, that aims to tackle congestion on the M4, bypasses the key role which freight plays in sustaining the communities and industry in Wales, according to FTA, the business group which represents the logistics sector.

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FTA welcomes Driver CPC amendments that recognise that every driver is different

Tuesday 28 July 2020

FTA, the business group representing the logistics industry, has reacted positively to the changes to the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) by government, brought in yesterday (22 July 2020).

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Entries now open for FTA’s Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme Award 2020

Tuesday 28 July 2020

FTA’s Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) has announced that entries are now open for its Leadership in Emissions Reduction Award, sponsored by ExxonMobil.

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Freeport vision could unlock trade opportunities but plans need clarity, says FTA

Wednesday 15 July 2020

The government’s proposal to establish ten Freeports in the UK has the potential to unlock significant opportunities for international trade, according to FTA, the business group representing the logistics sector.

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Statement from FTA: Border announcements are helpful, now get the deal done

Monday 13 July 2020

In response to the statement made by Michael Gove MP, made in the House of Commons this afternoon, about post-Brexit border arrangements, FTA’s Head of International Policy Alex Veitch said:

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