Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Logistics Trade Association
  • Year established:
    1889
  • Website:
    http://www.fta.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Kent

About Freight Transport Association

Freight Transport Association is one of the biggest business groups in the UK, supporting, shaping and standing up for efficient logistics. They have been supporting the interests of the transport industry since 1889.
CEO David Wells believes that his employees are the people who underpin their successes, preserve their unique culture and ensure that they continue to be one of the leading voices for freight transport.
Employees are rewarded for their efforts with “Value Rewards”. These rewards are recognised on a quarterly basis with the winners of these receiving £50 or an extra half a day’s holiday.
Freight Transport Association have practices in place to ease stress, such as eLearning modules, encouraging regular breaks, holding lunchtime activities and guaranteeing regular 1:1’s with managers


What is it like to work for Freight Transport Association

My Manager
My Manager
It's an open-door policy that goes all the way to the top - every employee has direct access to the Chief Executive. They realised a long time ago that strict hierarchies weren't the way to succeed. Working there, you'll find an approachable senior management team that actively takes an interest in what you have to say, and gives your ideas the consideration they deserve.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
It's their people who underpin their successes,perpetuate their unique culture and ensure that they continue to be the leading voice for freight transport. They're totally dedicated to what they do, and they work together to achieve it. Perhaps that’s why there's such a strong team spirit throughout the organisation. There is the chance to rise through the ranks yourself. They like to focus on individual success as much as teamwork, with career development another strong element of their culture. So, if they see you as a potential leader in the future, they'll give you every opportunity to show them what you're capable of.
My Company
My Company
FTA is one of the biggest business groups in the UK, supporting, shaping and standing up for efficient logistics. They are the only organisation in the UK that represents all of logistics, with members from the road, rail, sea and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers whose businesses depend on the efficient movement of goods. Boasting a rich heritage, FTA has been supporting the interests of the transport industry since 1889.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    20%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Staff:

    371

  • Earning £35,000+:

    43%

  • Average Age:

    45

  • Male : Female:

    58% / 42%

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