TNT Express is calling on the government to review the “often substantially inadequate” loading and unloading facilities in many city centres, in particular around Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) ‘hotspots’. In its response to the Transport Select Committee’s research questions on local authority parking enforcement, the courier firm highlights the main issues affecting the delivery of the 150 million items it handles per year. TNT said for kerbside deliveries to be effective, collaboration and an understanding of the requirements of loading/unloading […]
The DfT has said it wants to see more HGV operators adopting measures to improve the safety of vulnerable road users such as cyclists – but has stopped short of backing a call for an industry-wide code of practice on the issue.
Regulatory approval for the multi-billion euro UPS and TNT Express merger is dependent on whether the new company would be challenged enough by its competitors, the European Commission has said. If the deal is approved, the number of major parcel delivery companies in Europe will be reduced from four to three, which the regulator is concerned will reduce the amount of competitive service customers will have access to. Joaquín Almunia, vice president of the European Commission, responsible for competition policy, […]
Plans to increase the cost of red route penalty charge notices (PCNs) in London have been blocked by transport secretary Chris Grayling.