The Labour Party has pledged its support for out-of-hours deliveries, claiming smarter management of the UK road network is one of its transport priorities. Speaking at a recent All-Party Parliamentary Group for Freight Transport session, shadow freight transport minister Richard Burden MP said: “The Olympic Games showed that through effective co-operation, cities can change freight patterns to achieve significant benefits: minimising congestion; improving reliability; enabling business to avoid disruption; improving safety for vulnerable road users and air quality.” However, Burden […]
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has praised the road transport industry, promised clarity over Brexit for the sector and acknowledged the shortage of truck parking in the UK.
DPD UK has acquired CitySprint after getting the go-ahead from the Competition and Markets Authority.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Transport Select Committee’s call to government to review “unacceptable” local authority parking enforcement, which is costing operators hundreds of thousands pounds a year in Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs).