TfL has revealed that consultancy group Aecom is to run Fors on a five-year concession-style contract that will see the best practice scheme taken national. In an announcement today, TfL confirmed Aecom would run the accreditation scheme on a five-year basis as a concessionaire. There is an option to extend the deal by two years through to 2022. The deal will see Aecom, which previously delivered the Freight Best Practice scheme for DfT, working in partnership with the CILT and […]
Freight deliveries within the capital should be shifted outside of peak hours, according to a new report from the Roads Task Force (RTF).
By the end of today Londoners will have voted to elect a new mayor. The victor will have a significant impact on road freight, with both regional and national players affected by the policy decisions taken during the next four years. MT cherry-picks some of the key promises from the mayoral candidates to find out what they propose to do to aid, or harm, the road transport industry. Ken Livingstone – Labour Party candidate Livingstone’s manifesto pledges that, as mayor, […]
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.