Wilson James has been award gold in TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) for its London Construction Consolidation Centre in Silvertown. Bob Dempsey operations manager for Wilson James said: “We are delighted to have been awarded Fors gold standard and to be one of few construction related companies to have done so. A number of major construction projects have realised the benefits of consolidation given the severe delivery constraints that their central London sites have.” The consolidation centre was used […]
London transport commissioner Sir Peter Hendy has stepped down to take the role of chairman at Network Rail.
Transport for London (TfL) is keen to find out about logistics operators’ awareness and preparation levels in advance of both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. It is conducting an online survey focusing on the preparations you and your organisation have undertaken ahead of London 2012. TfL hopes the feedback will enable it to continue to provide useful information to enable businesses to effectively manage the demand for delivery and servicing activity in London during the Games, while allowing London to […]
Eyebrows rose in some parts of the industry when construction materials supplier Lafarge Tarmac announced it was going to start accrediting subcontractors for Fors as part of a new safety drive. But as the programme gathers pace, the firm has no regrets. There are many different approaches to managing subcontractors, but the announcement back in March by construction materials giant Lafarge Tarmac that it was going to start auditing its core subbies for compliance with Transport for London (TfL)’s Fleet […]