Hermes bagged the Operational and Compliance Excellence award for its client and compliance-focused technology. Hermes continues to expand at an exceptional pace. During 2017 the company will process 300 million parcels through its network – a 15% increase on 2016. On anygiven day, the consumer delivery specialist handles upwards of 850,000 parcels, rising to 1.5 million during peak periods. Its busiest day of the year, which falls three days after Black Friday, sees 1.8 million parcels pass through the network. The […]
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Transport Select Committee’s call to government to review “unacceptable” local authority parking enforcement, which is costing operators hundreds of thousands pounds a year in Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs).
Trade associations have cautioned against adding further complexity into the London supply chain, after TfL went live with its latest Direct Vision Standard (DVS) consultation.
The FTA has urged operators to join its Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) to strengthen its efforts to avoid government action over commercial vehicle emissions. Evidence from the scheme, which published its second annual report this week, will be submitted to the DfT’s Freight Review later this year. The FTA hopes the evidence will convince the review – which is looking at the efforts the sector is making to cut emissions – that there is no need to regulate to […]