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FTA Ireland Transport Manager addresses legislation and improves standards

FTA Ireland members and sponsors of the association’s 2014 Transport Manager seminar have heaped praiseon and voiced their support for the event:

Dermot Byrne of Enprova said:

“Enprova is delighted to support FTAI’s Transport Manager seminar 2014. We all face increased legislative and financial pressure to be as energy and carbon efficient as possible. We look forward to meeting and supporting FTAI members’ energy efficiency projects and working with the association to improve standards and increase competitiveness across the industry.”

Returning for a third year, the Transport Manager Ireland seminar will primarily focus on ensuring transport managers have all the information, guidance and best practice advice that they will require on forthcoming legislation and enforcement changes.

Steve Lynch, Marketing & Public Relations Manager for Goodyear, commented:

“Goodyear is delighted to be sponsoring the FTA Ireland Transport Manager series for the third year in a row with the synergy between the two organisations’ core messages as strong as ever. The Freight Transport Association is one of the UK and Ireland’s largest trade associations and represents the transport interests of companies specialising in delivering safe, sustainable and efficient logistics.”

Key topics at FTA Ireland Transport Manager 2014 will be:

• Message to the industry from the Health and Safety Authority;
• Cyclists’ safety;
• Legislation update from the Road Safety Authority;
• HGV Road User Levy UK (effective 1 April 2014);
• Work related vehicle safety;
• The Transport Manager interactive quiz;
• Logistics Carbon Reduction;
• The Transport Manager calendar 2014-15

Sean Holland, Finol added:

“As an FTA Ireland member, Finol are proud to sponsor and contribute to the continued success of the annual Transport Manager seminar.”

FTA Ireland is currently offering a special ‘early bird’ price for anyone booking before 31 January of €220 + VAT per delegate. After that time the price for FTA or FTA Ireland members is €250 + VAT for the first delegate and €220 + VAT for subsequent delegates, and for non-members €300 + VAT for the first delegate and €260 + VAT for subsequent delegates.

For further details or to book a place please go to the FTA Ireland website: or call 01 822 0040.