Parcel carrier CitySprint saw delivery volumes drop in London during the Games. The company, which handles B2B and consumer deliveries, made 75,000 deliveries to London postcodes during the Games. This was a 12% drop in volume compared with the 16 days proceeding the event (23 June to 7 July). Patrick Gallagher, chief executive of CitySprint, suggests the threat of traffic and congestion, as well as more people working from home during the period, likely reduced demand for couriers. However, the […]
The Freight in the City Expo is back this autumn after a successful inaugural event in 2015 that saw more than 650 attendees head to London to learn more about sustainable urban deliveries.
The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) has revealed 15.7 million pallets were delivered by its member networks last year, which on a restated basis was 13% ahead of 2012.
The formal start of construction of HS2 has begun, with contractors saying the work heralds a “jobs boom”.