KEEPING AN EYE ON COSTS WITH FTA IRELAND

PRESS RELEASERFH/112/23 Inflation in Ireland may have dropped back to 6.4% in September*, but the cost of moving goods to and from customers remains a key concern throughout the supply chain. To ensure that both suppliers and customers continue to achieve best possible value for money for their logistics movements, business group FTA Ireland, in

JOIN IRELAND’S TRANSPORT SUPERHEROES AT FTAI’S TRANSPORT MANAGER EVENT

PRESS RELEASERFH/089/2317 August 2023 Spiderman once said that “With great power comes great responsibility.” And when it comes to jobs in transport and logistics, transport managers are the epitome of that saying, as they are responsible for directing, coordinating, planning and overseeing tasks and operations within an organisation involving transportation activities. In addition, they must

AMBITION FOR RAIL FREIGHT NEEDS GROUNDING IN REALITY, SAYS FTAI

PRESS RELEASERFH/077/2326 July 2023   Today’s (26 July 2023) publication of the All-Island Rail Review identifies the value which rail could bring to the nation’s freight capacity, according to business group Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI). But, speaking in response to the report, FTAI Chief Executive Aidan Flynn is urging a pragmatic response from government,

Road freight faces a decarbonisation challenge

The Climate Action Plan proposes a 10% reduction in emissions from the heavy goods road freight sector by 2030.Transport accounts for approximately 18% of Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions. Diesel-powered heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and buses produce 38% of our road transport emissions. The road to transition to alternative fuels that will produce zero emissions is

FTA IRELAND SCOOPS PRESTIGIOUS SAFETY AWARD

PRESS RELEASEFJP/002/2310 March 2023 FTA Ireland (FTAI) is today (10 March) celebrating following it’s win at last night’s prestigious Irish Logistics and Transport Awards held at the Crowne Plaza, Dublin. The trade association scooped the Safety Award for its renowned TruckSafe Standard, developed in 2012 by members, for members. The scheme is aimed at recognising,