London Gateway claimed it saved 9,000 lorry journeys after accepting a single “mega delivery” of aggregate by cargo ship. The 90,000-tonnes of material will be used to construct a gate complex at the port, due to open later this year. London Gateway engineering director Andrew Bowen explained that the aggregate was going to be landed at a smaller port in the south east and then transported by road, and said: “But we insisted the ship make arrangements to unload its […]
Highways England, which manages the 4,300-mile Strategic Road Network (SRN), wants operator views on what it is doing well, what it could do better and initiatives that could improve the service.
Former Heathrow Airport Holdings chief executive Colin Matthews is to take over as chairman of the Highways Agency from September.
Plans to raise the London congestion charge by 30% and extend it to evenings and weekends, has been slammed by the logistics industry.