The FTA has announced that it will change its name to Logistics UK from the end of May. The move comes as the organisation looks to achieve more for its members and change the way it is perceived by people outside the industry. “For people who don’t really know us, the name Logistics UK is modern, it’s impactful, it’s authoritative,” FTA marketing and communications director Kevin Green told motortransport.co.uk. “But we’re not changing who we are or what we do. […]
The head of road freight and transport policy at the FTA has predicted a hectic final year ahead for Driver CPC, but believes the industry can ultimately meet the challenge.
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.
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.