FTA has appointed Becky Martin as Senior Transport Advisor within its Member Advice Centre (MAC) to assist the team in supporting logistics businesses through the Covid-19 outbreak.
A unique membership benefit, FTA’s MAC provides expert advice and answers to member questions on legal, technical and operational matters, on topics such as Brexit, Covid-19, drivers' hours, through to vehicle maintenance standards. Ms Martin has 12 years’ experience within retail, distribution and transport, having previously worked in advisory roles to John Lewis Partnership and M&S.
Robert Saunders, the Manager of the MAC, comments: “The FTA MAC has established itself as the authority on all aspects of logistics. With so many conditions changing in the market on a daily basis at the moment, it is unsurprising that we are experiencing record numbers of calls to support members during the Covid-19 outbreak. With Becky’s in-depth understanding of transport and logistics – in addition to her exceptional customer service skills – we are thrilled to have her join the team to help us assist businesses through the challenging times ahead, from Covid-19, Brexit and beyond – her arrival in the team couldn’t have come at a better time.”
Becky Martin, Senior Transport Advisor at FTA, comments: “I am so excited to be joining FTA; the MAC team are well-known in the industry for their unrivalled knowledge of the legal, technical and operational matters pertaining to logistics and I’m delighted to be joining such a knowledgeable group of advisers. Working together, we will be able to help our members through the challenges of Covid-19, along with many other issues.”
Efficient logistics is vital to keep the UK trading, directly having an impact on more than seven million people employed in the making, selling and moving of goods. With Brexit, new technology and other disruptive forces driving change in the way goods move across borders and through the supply chain, logistics has never been more important to UK plc. FTA is one of the biggest business groups in the UK, supporting, shaping and standing up for safe and efficient logistics. We are the only business group 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.