Marks & Spencer (M&S) has reversed its plan to develop its third DC at DP World London Gateway, as it looks to find a more cost-efficient way of delivering its upgraded distribution network instead. The retailer said last year that it would develop a 900,000ft² site at the container port for its general merchandise business, which includes clothing and homeware. But in its annual results earlier this week, M&S said it was no longer going to proceed with the development […]
Some of London’s black cab drivers are set to demonstrate tomorrow (27 July) at 5pm at Hyde Park Corner in protest against restrictions being imposed on them during the operation of the Olympic Route Network (ORN). FTA has been advised by the Metropolitan Police of the planned demonstration as it is anticipated that there will be disruption in and around the area. Police are talking to the organisers and a proportionate policing plan is in place to manage the situation.
Direct Vision Standard is no “silver bullet” to tackling HGV and cyclist collision, say industry bodies
The mayor’s Direct Vision Standard plans that will ban ‘off-road’ specification lorries from entering the capital by 2020 should be part of a balanced approach to tackling road safety, and not just penalise the road haulage sector, trade associations have said.
Wincanton has won a six year warehousing and distribution contract with Basmati rice producer Tilda.