Irish logistics managers hard-pressed but determined to go green

Irish logistics businesses’ overheads costs have risen by 5.9% over the past 12 months, according to the latest edition of The Manager’s Guide to Distribution Costs, published on 8 October. Produced by FTA Ireland (FTAI) in partnership with KPMG, BWG Group, ENPROVA and Analytiqa 2020 it details how the costs of staffing, operating vehicles, and haulage rates have changed in the past year. It surveys managers cross the haulage, distribution, manufacturing and retail ... [+]

FTAI postpones Transport Manager seminar

FTA Ireland (FTAI) is to postpone its Transport Manager Seminar due to corona virus concerns. Originally planned for 25 March, the event will now take place on 18 June. The venue will remain the same: Johnstown House Hotel Spa in Enfield, County Meath. FTAI general manager, Aidan Flynn, commented “We have ... [+]

FTAI endorses logistics expert for Irish Senate

FTAI is endorsing logistics expert Declan Allen as a candidate for the Industrial and Commercial Panel of Seanad Éireann (Irish Senate). He is a senior lecturer at the Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) where he spearheaded the development and launch of the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship, the first non-craft apprenticeship in TU ... [+]

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