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 […]
The ways in which scientific developments will change the future of road transport will be examined at the Microlise Transport Conference, with a speech from one of the UK government’s senior policy makers.
The DfT is running out of time to put in place additional ferry capacity ahead of the Brexit deadline of 31 October and is ill prepared for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, the Public Accounts Committee has warned.
Wincanton says it “regrets” Unite’s call to members to reject proposals over tanker driver terms and conditions, and is hopeful that its drivers will recognise the progress made during the past eight days of negotiations between fuel distribution firms and union chiefs by voting to end the long-running dispute. The company says the new proposals are a positive step in bringing the wider industry up to the same high standards of training, health and safety provided by the six tanker […]