A 316,000ft² DC is to be built at the Logistics Park neighbouring DP World’s London Gateway container port. The development is a 50/50 joint venture with industrial real estate developer Prologis and is expected to be completed by Spring 2015. The single-sided, 15-metre-high unit also has space for potential expansion and is connected by road and rail to the port. Andrew Griffiths, MD of Prologis UK, said: “This is the best opportunity in the south-east to offer multi-modal connectivity. The […]
The FTA has rejected the London Assembly’s call for a rush-hour lorry ban in the capital, saying it is no “silver bullet” for improving safety.
The urban logistics market to the west of London has seen a spate of activity, with two new developments starting and another completing.
Palletforce has incorporated Olympic data into its Alliance IT system to provide its 100 UK depots with the latest Games information this summer. Network members now have information about the 109 Olympic Games Lanes on the Olympic Route Network, as well as delivery restrictions affecting venues. Dean Hughes, IT director for Palletforce, says: “During the games there will be road layout alterations, diversions, parking and loading restrictions, special Games Lanes and extra security measures all of which will impact on […]