Welcome Break and Extra MSA Services are implementing robust hygiene practices in order to protect drivers from coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) Management Group has announced it is providing extensions on Safe Loading Passes soon to expire.
The commercial fleet industry is warning that a new points-based immigration system could bring the supply chain to a grinding halt.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging businesses to stay open to lessen the economic impact of COVID-19.
An extension to the Brexit transition period is essential as the country deals with the coronavirus crisis, claim two of the industry’s leading trade bodies.
Thirty-three European transport associations – including the FTA – have called for EU Member States to ensure smooth border crossings for freight transport during the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic.
Drivers’ hours rules relaxed further as trade bodies say supply chain can keep goods moving with Government support.
A decision to suspend the London Lorry Control Scheme will allow logistics businesses to keep supermarkets and other retailers stocked during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to FTA.
FTA will change its name to Logistics UK on June 1, 2020, in a move it describes as “essential” if it is to “continue to grow and achieve more for its members in a fast-changing world”.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) believes that a ban on the sale of new petrol, diesel or hybrid vans in the UK by 2035, is not feasible.
Increased financial support for fleets to prepare for the tightening of London’s Low Emission Zone (LEZ) standards, has been welcomed by the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
The growth of electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK will need the support of the Government, according to a Freight Transport Association (FTA) survey.
FTA has added to its consultancy offering for businesses across the supply chain with the launch of a new strategic consultancy arm.
FTA urge future Mayor to help efficient London push.
The FTA has published its 2019 Logistics Emissions Review, which includes the latest results of the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS).
But concerns remain about how the sector will cope if EU drivers not welcome post-Brexit.
FTA is warning that without the passing of the Withdrawal Agreement through Parliament, the risk of a ‘no deal’ departure remains.
By Elizabeth De Jong, director of policy, Freight Transport Association (FTA)
Zoe McLernon joins the FTA as policy manager.
The best van operators and drivers were recognised by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) at its Van Excellence Awards yesterday (Tuesday, November 12).