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FTA Response to the Yellowhammer Document

The FTA has worked closely with government over the past three years to develop new trading processes for the UK’s businesses to use after Brexit, but the Yellowhammer document shows that there is still much that could go wrong and still has to be done to keep Britain trading effectively. …

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FTA calls for politics to give way to action

The time has come for government to put the politics of Brexit to one side, come clean with industry, and share its full impact assessment for a No Deal departure from the EU, according to FTA, the organisation which speaks for the logistics sector.  After this weekend’s leak of the …

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No-Deal Comment from the FTA

Comments from Pauline Bastidon, Head of European Policy, FTA on the rejection of EU withdrawal agreement by parliament: “The risk of a no deal departure from the EU is heightened after today’s rejection of the government’s proposed Withdrawal Agreement by Parliament.  FTA therefore continues to advise its members to keep …

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FTA Conferences break attendance record 3 years in a row

The Freight Transport Association’s Transport Manager 2018 conferences have exceeded all previous attendance records for the third year running, with a total of around 1,600 delegates already signed up for or attending this year’s events.  And with bookings still being taken for the remaining three conferences in Newcastle, London and …

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Logistics Industry resilient in face of Brexit uncertainty, FTA report finds

Resilience dominates business thinking and planning where trade and the movement of goods are concerned, according to a new report published today.  The Logistics Update, launched by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) in partnership with Santander, polled the opinions of more than 370 freight and logistics businesses operating in the …

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