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Venson and the Freight Transport Association (FTA) are to provide a series of training sessions offering best practice and a qualification for fleet managers with the Certificate of Excellence.
The Freight Transport Association’s annual Transport Manager Northern Ireland Conference is to return to Belfast, providing operators with information and advice on latest industry issues.
Last week’s High Court ruling that the current UK Air Quality Plan (AQP) is “unlawful” will ramp up the pressures on commercial vehicle operators, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
The City Hall announcement of a freeze on non-essential road repairs could bring increased disruption for fleets while impacting on profitability.
A nationwide rollout of roadworks charging must see all revenues invested back into maintaining and improving the road network for all road users.
Plans to increase London Red Route PCNs, which would have created havoc for van fleets, have been blocked by the Transport Secretary.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has indicated that it will enable the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to access MOT test fee income to help pay for enforcement on large vans – but … Read More »
North West-based housing group, Torus has achieved the Freight Transport Association’s Van Excellence operator accreditation.
The Mayor of London has come under fire for his decision to introduce the Ultra Low Emission Zone 17 months ahead of schedule, impacting on fleet operators in the capital.
The Freight Transport Association has signed up to FleetCheck’s partner programme with a host of initiatives planned for the future.
The Freight Transport Association’s Transport Manager 2017 conferences have exceeded all previous attendance records halfway through the series.
Fleet software specialist FleetCheck is offering customers access to a number of Freight Transport Association resources in a move to help them raise operational standards.
Mercedes-Benz Vans has teamed up with the Freight Transport Association (FTA) and FleetCheck to offer compliance software for small to medium fleets.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched its logistics awards intended to recognise industry excellence and leadership.
Van Fleet Certificate of Excellence courses delivered by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) and Venson Automotive Solutions have been awarded high ratings by van fleet operators.
The freight and logistics sector is suffering a shortage of skilled drivers, according to the latest Freight Transport Association (FTA) Quarterly Transport Activity Survey (QTAS).
This autumn’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) Transport Manager Conferences will help fleets minimise the impact of forthcoming Air Quality Plan changes on their operations.
Clarity is urgently needed to identify which vehicles will be affected in each of the Clean Air Zones, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has said, following publication of the Government’s air quality plan. Elizabeth de Jong, FTA’s ... Read More »
Van Excellence member drivers are being urged to enter for the Freight Transport Association’s second annual Driver of the Year competition before entries close this Friday (28 July).
Fleet operators attending this year’s FTA Transport Manager conferences will be able to share their concerns about the industry with their local traffic commissioner.
Bookings are now open for the Freight Transport Association’s Transport Manager conference series, which will once again highlight key issues for those working in the industry.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) and the Freight Transport Association (FTA) are calling for government intervention after a Polish van driver was killed at Calais as a result of migrant action.
Commercial vehicle drivers, including van drivers, are being called on to enter the Freight Transport Association’s search for the Driver of the Year 2017.
A new film featuring the death of a child in a van collision has been launched by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to highlight the importance of safety and compliance in van operations.
The UK’s next government must support logistics businesses in transitioning to Clean Air Zone regulations by helping develop the market in alternatively fuelled vehicles, rather than simply imposing heavy taxes on diesel owners.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has extended its contract with the AA fleet and SME division for a further five years.
Implementing a national scrappage scheme would help government efforts to improve air quality while preventing an unsustainable burden falling on small businesses.
Van fleets operating dangerous or unroadworthy vans should be liable for the cost of enforcement, not the whole fleet sector.
The Freight Transport Association’s Van Excellence scheme has once again awarded Gold Partner status to ARI, Bott, Hertz and Lex Autolease along with new additions Brigade Electronics and Microlise.