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Touchstar are proud to be members of the most prominent trade associations within the logistics industry, including;

Freight Transport Association

FTA are one of the biggest business groups in the UK, supporting, shaping and standing up for efficient logistics. We 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.

As champions and challengers, FTA speaks to Government with one voice on behalf of the whole sector, greatly increasing the impact of our messages and achieving amazing results for Members.

Road Haulage Association

The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is the only UK trade association dedicated solely to the needs of UK road transport operators. It is the voice of the road haulage profession, a champion of its interests and a respected partner to the broader logistics community.

The RHA’s best in class operations, intelligence and communication aid the public’s understanding of the road haulage profession. It provides its members with advice, information and guidance; up-to-the-minute research and a code of conduct to enhance their professional stature.

Across the UK the RHA employs 104 staff dedicated to supporting our membership. We represent more than 6,000 member companies operating around 80,000 HGVs. These are micro, SME and large operators, including 82 of the Motor Transport Top 100 transport contractors. Of the transport companies applying to the Department for Transport for permits to participate in the innovative longer semi-trailer trial, 80% were RHA members. Our road transport experts deal with more than 10,000 calls a year, assisting our members to operate in a compliant and efficient way.