Following the launch of the landmark European Green Deal, FTA Ireland (FTAI)’s annual Transport Manager Seminar will provide representatives from the logistics industry with guidance on sustainable transport operations. This year’s event will be on 25 March 2020 at the Johnstown House Hotel Spa in Enfield, County Meath.
Aidan Flynn, General Manager
FTAI, comments: “The European Commission’s bold plan to transform Europe into a climate-neutral economy by 2050 creates challenging targets for the transport industry; FTAI’s Transport Manager Seminar will help guide operators on their journeys to decarbonisation. With an informative and inspiring programme, including sessions by the CEO of the National Transport Authority, Anne Graham, and FTAI president and Head of Delivery at BOC Gases, Niall Cotton, this event is essential to any transport manager seeking to align themselves with the ambitions of the European Green Deal.”
During a packed one-day programme, the seminar will also include an update from Secretary General of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr Graham Doyle, on the work the Department is undertaking to help industry transition to more sustainable operations. The event is sponsored by Brigade Electronics, Bridgestone, The Harris Group, Enprova and EMO Oil; Fleet Magazine is the media partner.
Mr Flynn continues: “With government planning to increase taxation on the worst emitting operations, Calor Gas will be on hand to discuss using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a cleaner fuelling technology. Information gained in these sessions will prove vital to achieving the European Commission’s aim for a climate-neutral economy by 2050 and should not be missed.”
Bookings for the event are now open; the cost for FTAI members is €200 plus VAT; for non-FTAI members the fee is €250 plus VAT. An early bird rate of €175 plus VAT is available for those booking places before 14 February 2020.
For further information or to book your place, call 01 8447516 or email [email protected]
FTA Ireland is a not-for-profit membership trade association for the Irish freight, passenger and logistics industries. We are wholly owned and governed by our members, and act solely in advancing their best interests. FTA Ireland covers all aspects of private and public freight transport, passenger transport and logistics supply chain, including road, rail, sea and air. FTAI represents some of the largest freight and passenger operators in Ireland, with more than 25,000 employees and 10,000 vehicles operating between them