Think Logistics will be hosting a stand at this year’s Multimodal event, to garner support from previously untapped areas of the logistics sector attending the three-day event.
Eastleigh, Hampshire-based Lambert Brothers has been acquired by Kinaxia Logistics, an investment company that also acquired Snetterton, Norfolk-based Foulger Transport last month.
An online tool has been developed to help local authorities explore sustainable urban freight scenarios for their city centres. Smart City Logistics uses geographic information system technology to create an open source platform mapping a range of data including access restrictions, loading and unloading facilities, population, land use and carbon emissions. It was developed as part of the Last Mile Logistics (LaMiLo) project by the Luxembourg Institute for Science and Technology with an aim to provide information to minimise congestion, […]
A new online planning tool has been designed to help local councils explore sustainable urban freight scenarios for their city centres.
Third party logistics firm Culina will open a new ambient food and drinks logistics facility in Port Salford next year, employing around 280 staff.
Halfords has become the latest retailer to sign up to the DPD PickUp scheme.
FedEx saw UK turnover and pre-tax profit jump last year as it continued to integrate express carrier ANC into its network.
The European Commission (EC) has confirmed that a review of the rules on the training and qualifications of professional drivers could lead to “adjustments” to the current Driver CPC requirements.
Croydon Council has launched a six-month trial of Cycle Alert technology on three of its own HGVs as part of its wider drive to promote safe urban cycling on its streets. Cycle Alert is an RFID sensory system to detect cyclists in vehicles’ blindspots. It comprises a wireless low-power sensor on the vehicle, a cab-mounted device to alert the driver of a cyclist’s presence and a tag fitted to bicycles. Carole Crankshaw, regeneration development and environment department senior transport planner […]
The government has developed Quiet Deliveries guidance to help local communities and residents understand how out-of-hours deliveries work, the benefits they can provide, and how they can have a say in the planning process. Advice complements an existing series of DfT guides designed for other stakeholders considering out-of-hours deliveries, including freight operators, retailers and the construction sector, following the Quiet Deliveries Demonstration Scheme trial in 2010-2011 and further pilots during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Benefits promoted to communities […]