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 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.
A reshuffle of the DfT ministers has moved Claire Perry away from her responsibility for freight and logistics, despite her moving into the role just six months ago.
DHL Supply Chain has renewed its “multi-million pound” contract with Debenhams for a further five years.