Former Olympic gold medal cyclist Chris Boardman has toned down his call for a ban on LGVs in rush hour in London similar to Paris and Dublin. Talking about the recent spate of cyclist deaths in the capital on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this morning, Boardman said: “When we have tragedies like this it is too easy to get dragged down into the detail and look at particular actions like the restricting the movements of LGVs. But really we […]
LGV operators should not feel they are being singled out in the drive to cut cyclist deaths and injuries in London, as modifications to make construction vehicles safer are just part of a package of measures being introduced to improve cycle safety, London major Boris Johnson said on Monday (9 December).
NFT is urging food manufacturers and retailers to bring forward availability and adopt strict dispatch time policies during the Olympics, or face a failure to sell their goods in the event of delays. The chilled distribution specialist says real-time monitoring and communication of sales will be key to the success of the supply chain during the Games. “Retailers and manufacturers must reserve capacity at the earliest opportunity to ensure delivery on shelf,” says NFT supply chain director Alex Fisher. He […]
The London Lorry Control Scheme has been suspended in order to ease the passage of goods into shops and supermarkets.