The FTA has bought specialist training provider T Team, which trades as TrainingTeam. The training provider teaches courses across the UK and online specialising in the movement of dangerous goods by road, rail and sea as well as air cargo security. FTA CEO David Wells said that the move allowed the association to give its members confidence when moving dangerous goods. He added: “We are delighted to add TrainingTeam’s excellent range of courses to our existing portfolio, and to strengthen […]
The freeze in fuel duty until the end of the current parliament will deliver “significant benefits to the British freight industry” according to the MD of one of the UK’s largest haulage firms.
The FTA says the passing into law of Northern Ireland’s new O-licensing regime will help remove “cowboy” firms from the road. The Goods Vehicles Licensing of Operators Transport Bill was passed by the Northern Ireland Assembly yesterday (11 June), ushering in a new era of governance in the territory. The FTA has campaigned for the introduction of the regime, along with other industry partners, for years, believing better enforcement will benefit those running compliant freight businesses in the region. From […]
The RHA and FTA have expressed their frustration at the government’s failure to back calls for an HGV driver training fund in the Autumn Statement, and criticised the absence of a dedicated driving apprenticeship.