FTA Response To A36 Cleveland Bridge Repair Work.

Following the announcement that vehicles weighing more than 18 tonnes will not be permitted to cross the A36 Cleveland Bridge in Bath from 1 January 2020 while maintenance work is completed, Chris Yarsley, Policy Manager for the South West at FTA, comments: “FTA is calling for Bath City Council to ensure the ban on heavier […]

FTA Launches Van Policy Working Group.

FTA, the voice of the UK logistics industry, has reinforced its commitment to the rapidly expanding vans sector with the launch of a dedicated Van Policy Working Group. The group, comprised of 41 leaders within the sector, will discuss the key policy compliance issues facing van drivers and seek to ignite change within the sector. […]

Toyota Announces Hybrid Advantage Event And Offers Incentives For Going Hybrid In 2020.

– Hybrid Advantage event takes place in Toyota dealership across Ireland from 6 – 9th November– Latest Toyota offers include APR from 2.9%, trade-in boosters up to €3,000- and 3-years servicing as standard – Largest range of hybrids in Ireland on show Toyota Ireland is delighted to announce its Hybrid Advantage event in conjunction with […]

ProVision CameraMatics Wins Innovation Award At Fleet Transport Awards 2020.

Last week we attended the 14th Annual Fleet Transport Awards, held at City Hotel in Dublin. We’re absolutely delighted to have won the Innovation Award (sponsored by easytrip) at this important event which showcases and recognises the best of the industry. Innovation, ongoing development and being at the cutting edge of technology is integral to […]

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tetra Pak Invests €25 Million In World-Class Cheese Production Centre In Poland.

Tetra Pak has today announced the opening of a €25 million site with sales, engineering and manufacturing facilities for cheese production solutions. Building on the company’s global expertise in cheese, the centre has full scale engineering capabilities, from cheese making process design to mechanical, automation and electrical engineering through to manufacturing of processing solutions itself. […]

OECD Publishes Its Report On SME And Entrepreneurship Policy In Ireland.

– The comprehensive report chimes with ISME’s policy position on SMEs. – Irish entrepreneurs have a significant learning curve if they are to be among OECD comparator countries.– ISME expect the Government to follow up and deliver on the OECD’s 11-point roadmap for SME policy. ISME was delighted to be invited to the launch of […]

John And Tommy Williams Win FTA Lifetime Achievement Awards.

John Williams, Group Executive Chairman at Maritime Transport and his father, Tommy Williams, of TDW Distribution, have both been honoured with an FTA Lifetime Achievement Award, recognising their dedication and extensive contribution to the logistics industry. Unfortunately, John was unable to attend the ceremony, but his pre-recorded acceptance speech was played as Tommy was being […]

Transport Company MSL Is Entrepreneur Andy Scott’s Latest Acquistion.

Entrepreneur Andy Scott has completed his latest deal in the transport sector with the 100% share purchase of MSL. MSL, based out of two Milton Keynes depots at Wolverton and a new operating centre at Southgate Way, Orton, Peterborough will operate alongside Bison Transport and Barnack Logistics which were purchased in July this year. MSL […]