This year’s shortlist for the Everywoman Awards is “proof that there are no barriers to success in the industry if you are committed and have the drive to succeed”, according to Maxine Benson, co-founder of Everywoman. The awards, which take place at the Savoy Hotel in London on 16 May, shine a spotlight on the women who are destroying the misconceptions that the transport and logistics industry is a male-dominated environment. For the first time, the overall awards are sponsored […]
London Councils’ transport committee chair was unable to explain what “light touch” enforcement will actually mean during the Olympics at a select committee evidence session last week (23 May). Responding to Transport Committee member Paul Maynard’s call for clarification over the issuing of Penalty Charge Notices (PCN), Catherine West said the capital’s councils had to strike a difficult balancing act between looking after residents and keeping the city running. West said: “Certainty over regulations? Clearly the freight industry understands what […]
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.
A proposed congestion charge on HGVs using the Port of Dover has been met with “incredulity” by the trade associations, which warned such a charge could jeopardise British trading relationships.