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Europe needs to deliver logistics without borders

Businesses moving goods and services in Ireland and across Europe need the right trading environment at European Union (EU) level to allow them to...

Brexit extension avoids No Deal cliff edge – for now!

The extension of the UK’s departure date from the EU is a welcome relief for Ireland’s logistics businesses, according to FTA Ireland (FTAI), the...

Full impact of Brexit on European Automotive Logistics sector still unknown

*ECG – The Association of European Vehicle Logistics facilitates open discussion for members and stakeholders Over 80 Logistics Service providers, Car manufacturers, Port operators, Customs...
No Deal Brexit

UK Government contingency plans threatens Northern Ireland’s economy

The UK Government’s contingency plans for the Irish border would bring trade to a standstill, according to Freight `Transport Association (FTA). Government contingency plans, revealed...
Call for UK Government to support hauliers

22% Tariffs for ‘no-deal’ imported HGVs will cripple UK hauliers, says RHA

The Road Haulage Association is astounded at Government’s latest plans to slap an additional 22 percent tariff on the cost importing a new HGV...
No Deal Brexit

Research shows damage No Deal Brexit would have on Northern Ireland’s transport services

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the business organisation which represents the logistics industry, is urging British MPs to rule out the option of a...

FTAI Transport Manager Seminar 2019 – 5 March

The Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) annual Transport Manager Seminar takes place at the Johnston Estate Hotel on the 5th of March next. The seminar...

Developments at Port of Tyne to be the UK’s major deep-sea port

A new British Government strategy will position the UK as a leading global centre of emerging technology, enabling the country to capitalise on the...
Brexit

Planning for a No Deal outcome to Brexit negotiations need to be ramped up

UK VOTE FAILURE WILL BE BAD FOR IRELAND’S LOGISTICS INDUSTRY WITHOUT GOVERNMENT SUPPORT, SAYS FTAI  The failure of the UK Government’s “meaningful vote” will have...
Appeal of Shannon as a logistics centre discussed at Irish Exporters Association

Brexit, Transport Options to Europe & Appeal of Shannon as a logistics centre discussed...

The continuing uncertainty over how Brexit will pan out is continuing to be challenging for Irish companies, though indications are that more are better...