This summer it won’t be business as usual for the road transport industry. The world’s biggest sporting event is hitting UK shores on 27 July and bringing with it a host of traffic restrictions and road closures that will result in changes to delivery patterns and the way you normally operate. If you don’t think the Olympics are going to affect you or your customers, think again. Even if you don’t have any customers based on the Olympic Route Network […]
DPD has opened the fourth in its series of new “super depots” ahead of what it expects to be its busiest Christmas peak period to date.
Transport for London (TfL) is keen to find out about logistics operators’ awareness and preparation levels in advance of both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. It is conducting an online survey focusing on the preparations you and your organisation have undertaken ahead of London 2012. TfL hopes the feedback will enable it to continue to provide useful information to enable businesses to effectively manage the demand for delivery and servicing activity in London during the Games, while allowing London to […]
An attempt to introduce £200 parking fines on the Olympic Route Network (ORN) and beyond has been defeated. Operators working in the capital during the Games this summer had faced a hike in Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) from £130 to £200 on the ORN. They had also faced the prospect of the fines being extended beyond the ORN to nearby roads, after London’s boroughs decided it would help tackle congestion adjacent to the route. While trade groups, including the FTA […]