Freight Transport Association (FTA)

Freight Transport Association (FTA)

Freight Transport Association (FTA)

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Freight Transport Association (FTA) is one of the UK’s largest trade associations and represents the transport interests of companies moving goods by water, rail, road, and air.

Our members deliver over 70 per cent of UK visible exports by sea and air and 90 per cent of freight moved by rail. In addition, FTA members operate over 200,000 lorries - almost half the UK fleet.

Freight by Water is a part of FTA, focused on the promotion of water freight within in the UK supply chain.

What we do

We specialise in delivering safe, sustainable and efficient logistics. We do this in the following ways.


we represent the needs of the logistics industry at local, national and European level.


FTA's campaigns raise awareness of the logistics industry.


we inform and prepare our members about the latest compliance requirements.


our training schemes improve the skills and knowledge of drivers and managers in the industry.