Publication: Freight Transport Association

First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

GSF calls for transparency and government intervention to deal with unsubstantiated shipping surcharges

"Shippers in Africa, Asia and South America have now called time on these unacceptable shipping practices which long ago disappeared in European, North American and liner shipping trades in other more developed economies. "Chris Welsh, Secretary General, ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

FTA sees West Midlands transport statement as a step in the right direction

The Freight Transport Association has said today that the West Midlands LEP statement on transport is a step in the right direction, and shows a joined up approach in submitting the Strategic Economic plans across the Midlands.Sally Gilson, FTA Policy ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Treasury accepts fuel duty cuts good for the economy - FTA says “told you so”

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) applauded the Chancellor’s recognition that cutting fuel duty does have a positive impact for all – something that the Association has been telling government for a very long time.According to a Treasury Report ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Motorists need to be ‘Smart’ too – when using new style M25 - says FTA

With a stretch of the new style M25 ‘Smart Motorway’ due to open on Monday (14 April) the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has said that motorists using the road will need to understand how the changes will affect their driving.Work has been ongoing ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t get hot cross or stuck in the Easter traffic - use the FTA app

This year’s Easter getaway is predicted to be one of the busiest ever experienced on the roads, plunging Britain into 10 days of travel chaos, but drivers can ensure they avoid the traffic hold-ups by accessing all the latest traffic information with ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Traffic Commissioner to talk at FTA Fleet Engineer event

Delegates at the forthcoming FTA Fleet Engineer conference will have the opportunity to hear from Kevin Rooney, Traffic Commissioner for the north-east of England outlining the priorities for he and his colleagues.FTA’s highly popular Fleet Engineer conference ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

GSF Welcomes Progress on Monitoring Maritime Emissions

The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) has welcomed progress by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 66) to start analysing appropriate data collection methods for measures to enhance the energy efficiency of ships.GSF has stated that the decision ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Time to look seriously at HA proposals for A14

"Now that the Government has abandoned all thought of tolling the A14 near to Cambridge it is time to look seriously at the Highways Agency proposals to develop this stretch of the road network, which is so important to strategic freight movements."Malcolm ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

HGV Road User Levy – no April Fool for freight

Tomorrow’s introduction of the HGV Road User Levy will be seen as ‘good news’ for British freight operators says the Freight Transport Association (FTA), which has supported the idea of a charge on foreign vehicles for many years.The levy, which comes ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

New NI Traffic Regulator announced at FTA event

The new Head of the Northern Ireland Transport Regulation Unit Donna Knowles attended the Freight Transport Association (FTA) annual Transport Manager Conference held in Belfast today.Chairing the event was FTA’s Policy & Membership Relations Manager ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Shippers must have a voice in maritime emissions debate says GSF

"We are at a particularly critical time in finding the solution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime industry."Chris Welsh, GSF Secretary GeneralThe Global Shippers’ Forum is calling for shippers to have a greater voice in global discussions ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Air freight often overlooked states FTA in Sky-high value report

"It is imperative that the UK has a single air freight hub. Heathrow fulfils that role and is an essential hub of connectivity for passengers and freight, bringing together huge resource, expertise and opportunity in one place."Chris Welsh, FTA's Director ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Mar 24 2014]

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"Shippers in Africa, Asia and South America have now called time on these unacceptable shipping practices which long ago disappeared in European, North American and liner shipping trades in other more developed economies. "
"FTA is pleased that the Treasury has accepted our key arguments that fuel duty can be cut without harming the economy. From the conclusions in this report today, it does appear as though the Chancellor has caught-up with our findings, and there is now every chance for him to go further and boost growth by cutting 3 pence per litre from current rates.”"
"Now that the Government has abandoned all thought of tolling the A14 near to Cambridge it is time to look seriously at the Highways Agency proposals to develop this stretch of the road network, which is so important to strategic freight movements."
"We are at a particularly critical time in finding the solution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime industry."

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GSF calls for transparency and government inter... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 22 2014]
FTA sees West Midlands transport statement as a... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 14 2014]
Treasury accepts fuel duty cuts good for the ec... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 14 2014]
Motorists need to be ‘Smart’ too – when using n... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 11 2014]
Don’t get hot cross or stuck in the Easter traf... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 11 2014]
GSF Welcomes Progress on Monitoring Maritime Em... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 08 2014]
Traffic Commissioner to talk at FTA Fleet Engin... [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 08 2014]
Time to look seriously at HA proposals for A14 [Published Freight Transport Association - Apr 07 2014]
HGV Road User Levy – no April Fool for freight [Published Freight Transport Association - Mar 31 2014]
New NI Traffic Regulator announced at FTA event [Published Freight Transport Association - Mar 27 2014]
Shippers must have a voice in maritime emission... [Published Freight Transport Association - Mar 25 2014]
Air freight often overlooked states FTA in Sky-... [Published Freight Transport Association - Mar 24 2014]
FMC Imposes Reporting Requirements on ‘Unique’ ... [Published Freight Transport Association - Mar 21 2014]
GSF calls on regulators to investigate impact o... [Published Freight Transport Association - Mar 18 2014]
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