Thursday, July 8, 2010

Freight Transport Association Issues Seminar Itinerary

Transport Manager 2010 Dates Announced
Shipping News Feature

UK – Any Transport Manager worth his salt may want to take note that in order to stay abreast of changes in legislation and the current state of the shipping industry as it affects British freight carriers the dates for this years series of seminar’s, organised by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), have just been released.

The seminars contain information of use and interest to anyone controlling freight traffic movements and, sponsored by truck manufacturer Iveco, they will run from September through to December and with eleven venues spread across the length and breadth of the country there is no excuse not to attend.

Described by the FTA as a series of ‘must attend’ events the seminars give an in depth insight into transport issues affecting operators, with expert advice from leading industry speakers, including VOSA and local Traffic Commissioners. Under the title ‘Transport Manager 2010’ the itinerary covers items such as the impact of the recession on operator practices, VOSA testing and roadside enforcement developments, traffic incident management,effective management of drivers plus key transport developments expected in 2011 with interactive learning sessions covering key questions and decisions in road transport law.

The venues and dates for FTA Transport Manager 2010 in chronological order are as follows :

Thursday 23 September - Chepstow

Wednesday 29 September - Maidstone

Wednesday 6 October - Warrington

Wednesday 13 October - Bradford

Wednesday 20 October - Belfast

Wednesday 27 October - Cambridge

Wednesday 3 November - Durham

Wednesday 10 November - Dunblane

Wednesday 17 November - Sheffield

Wednesday 24 November - Birmingham

Wednesday 1 December - Yeovil

Wednesday 8 December - Ascot

Over 1,000 delegates attended FTA’s Transport Manager seminars in 2009. Attendance is open to members of the FTA at £315 plus VAT for the first delegate and £265 for subsequent delegates and to non-members at £375 plus VAT for the first delegate and £335 for subsequent delegates. Call the FTA Member Service Centre on 08717 11 22 22 for registration or register HERE.