"The ABA will agree and maintain a common set of standards for the basic skills and underpinning knowledge required to operate workplace transport equipment in line with all relevant & current legislation and approved codes of practice for the benefit of industry."

"The ABA will seek to contribute to an increase in workplace transport productivity and profitability whilst also reducing workplace incidets, injuries and deaths."

"The ABA will agree and maintain common criteria of membership and suitable evidence for compliance with such criteria for members, against which each member will be audited and measured."

"The ABA will agree and maintain a common sanctions policy and rectification timescales for members who fail to meet the agreed common operating criteria."

"The ABA will seek to increase the membership of the ABA."