Allison Kemp takes the helm at FTA’s Road Freight Council

Feb 17 | 2020

Logistics expert Allison Kemp, Managing Director of A.I.M Commercial Services Ltd, has been appointed chair of the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) Road Freight Council.

Allison Kemp (FTA)Allison will help determine the organisation’s approach to pressing issues such as air quality, road infrastructure and driver shortages, by facilitating discussions with FTA’s members at national council meetings.

Chris Yarsley, Policy Manager for Road Infrastructure at FTA said, “With her impressive understanding of the sector and dedication to drive change, Allison Kemp is the perfect candidate to lead FTA’s Road Freight Council. From winning Woman of the Year at the 2019 everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards to being recognised in FTA Logistics Magazine’s 20 for 20, we are thrilled someone of such stature and influence will be leading our influential Road Freight Council in 2020 and beyond.”

Commenting on her new role Allison said, "The sector faces significant challenges in 2020 – not least the uncertainty around Brexit and ongoing driver shortages – but I remain passionate about helping people and getting things right. I look forward to playing a part in my role as chair and I am confident there will also be new opportunities for the sector."

Allison Kemp also serves as chair of FTA’s East Midlands Freight Council and has been in the role for more than eight years; last year she was appointed vice chair of FTA’s UK Council.

Photo: Allison Kemp