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Transport Manager Conferences to help fleets plan for air quality changes

1 week ago / 0 comments

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.

Uncertainty over Clean Air Zones could damage local business

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

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 »

Last call for entries to FTA Driver of the Year 2017 competition

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

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).

Opportunity to engage with traffic commissioners at FTA conferences

1 month ago / 0 comments

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.

2017 FTA Transport Manager conferences to spotlight key industry issues

1 month ago / 0 comments

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.

Van driver dies at Calais due to migrant action

2 months ago / 0 comments

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.

FTA starts search for Driver of the Year 2017

2 months ago / 0 comments

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.

FTA film to serve as wake-up call

3 months ago / 0 comments

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.

Incentivise AFVs rather than penalising diesels, FTA tells next government

3 months ago / 0 comments

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.

FTA renews breakdown recovery deal with AA

4 months ago / 0 comments

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has extended its contract with the AA fleet and SME division for a further five years.

Scrappage scheme vital to help SMEs comply with clean air zones

4 months ago / 0 comments

Implementing a national scrappage scheme would help government efforts to improve air quality while preventing an unsustainable burden falling on small businesses.

Unsafe van operators should foot MoT enforcement bill, says FTA

4 months ago / 0 comments

Van fleets operating dangerous or unroadworthy vans should be liable for the cost of enforcement, not the whole fleet sector.

Fleet industry suppliers recognised as Van Excellence Gold Partners

4 months ago / 0 comments

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.

FTA to present first Arval van training certificates at CV Show

4 months ago / 0 comments

Members of Arval’s Van Team are to be recognised at this year’s CV Show for their work on improving service.

Van Excellence briefings to spotlight consequences of road traffic collisions

6 months ago / 0 comments

The Freight Transport Association’s 2017 Van Excellence Operational Briefings will use a live action case study to show operators the outcome of a van road traffic collision and how to help prevent such situations.

London T-Charge to hit self-employed traders, say GLA Conservatives

6 months ago / 0 comments

Plans to levy a £10 ‘Toxicity Charge’ to enter central London will impact on self-employed traders, says the Greater London Authority (GLA) Conservatives.

FTA and Mercedes-Benz Vans event promotes higher safety standards

7 months ago / 0 comments

The Freight Transport Association has teamed up with Mercedes-Benz Vans and dealer Northside Truck & Van to present the first of a planned series of briefings on compliance and safety.