UK Mail has declined to say what changes it has made to its operation since staff at one of its depots were shown on television mistreating customer consignments. In a report broadcast on 29 April last year, Channel 4’s Dispatches secretly filmed staff at UK Mail’s Bournemouth depot throwing and kicking parcels marked ‘fragile’ around, sweeping parcels off conveyors to floor level, and leaving boxes stacked precariously on the floor. Staff at the depot were also filmed talking about taking […]
An attempt to introduce £200 parking fines on the Olympic Route Network (ORN) and beyond has been defeated. Operators working in the capital during the Games this summer had faced a hike in Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) from £130 to £200 on the ORN. They had also faced the prospect of the fines being extended beyond the ORN to nearby roads, after London’s boroughs decided it would help tackle congestion adjacent to the route. While trade groups, including the FTA […]
The FTA has welcomed news that London’s T-Charge will commence on 23 October, providing a level playing field for all road users.
ELB Partners has maintained its position as London’s only holder of the Freight Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) gold standard.