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FTA partners with Haulage Exchange

FTA partners with Haulage Exchange to introduce Logistics Efficiency Network Solution (LENS) during COVID-19 pandemic As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to pose challenges for operators, the issue of finding suitable carriers for loads and subcontracting extra loads to bypass driver shortages is one of the most pressing for operators looking to protect the supply chain. To alleviate this pressure, FTA, the leading business organisation, has partnered with the …

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FTA Logistics Help campaign

More than 150,000 logistics workers engage with the FTA Logistics Help campaign FTA, the business organisation representing the logistics sector, has launched #LogisticsHelpsLogistics, a social media campaign to help businesses keep goods and services flowing, by filling shortfalls of staff or identifying vehicles with capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic. By posting jobs or requirements for …

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FTA calls on Scottish government to recognise logistics workers

Following a parliamentary speech from Deputy First Minister of Scotland, John Swinney, FTA – the business group representing the logistics sector – is calling for the Scottish government to understand the vital role of the logistics industry, and its workers, during this challenging time. Mr Swinney spoke yesterday to explain that the Scottish government is …

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Reducing Logistics Emissions

FTA launches 2019 Logistics Emissions Review

FTA has launched its 2019 Logistics Emissions Review, which includes the latest results of the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS), a voluntary group which seeks to improve the environmental performance of the logistics industry. During the past year, LERS members achieved an impressive 4% reduction in their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and decreased their average …

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FTA helps to demystify brake test reports

Commercial vehicle operators are struggling to decipher their brake test reports, according to FTA, the voice of the logistics sector. To help operators understand the complex documents, FTA has recently launched an online guide titled Brake test report. FTA’s Head of Engineering and Vehicle Standards Policy, Phil Lloyd stated: “Transport managers without an engineering background …

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Future Government must help logistics go zero emission, says FTA

All political parties should pledge to support the logistics sector on its journey to complete zero emission, according to FTA, the voice of the UK logistics sector. Ahead of December’s General Election, the business organisation has launched its own election manifesto – Logistics for Britain – which details ten policy asks of the future government, including the development of alternatively-fuelled vehicles, construction of HS2, and igniting a mode shift from road to maritime and rail.  Heidi Skinner, FTA’s Policy & Public Affairs …

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