Transport minister Claire Perry will give the opening speech and launch DHL’s gas-powered truck at MT’s Quiet Cities summit on 25 November. The two-day conference, taking place at Twickenham Stadium, aims to dispel the perceived barriers preventing out-of-hours deliveries from taking place. “The benefits of off-peak deliveries are a win-win for all: cleaner air, reduced congestion, safer roads, lower fuel consumption and improved stock availability,” said Laura Hailstone, Quiet Cities manager. Speakers include Sainsbury’s logistics director Richard Fleming; and environmental […]
Yet another reshuffle at the DfT has seen local roads and traffic minister Robert Goodwill step away from road transport entirely.
Trade associations and the UK government have given a qualified welcome to the publication of the EC’s no-deal contingency plan for transport, which appears to address some of the access concerns for international haulage.
The Bidvest Logistics name is to disappear from the roads after the operator re-branded itself as Best Food Logistics today (25 June).