Scottish Government officials have rejected a call from the Committee on Climate Change to bring in congestion charging to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The committee’s call was made last week in its fourth report on Scotland’s progress towards meeting emissions reduction targets. In it, the committee noted that emissions from HGVs accounted for 16% of Scotland’s transport emissions, and emissions from vans for a further 10%. It went on to suggest that in order to encourage more sustainable travel habits, […]
Highways England, the body replacing the Highways Agency next week (1 April), has conceded it needs to strengthen its relationship with the logistics sector.
The Scottish Government has rejected a call from the Committee on Climate Change to introduce congestion charging to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Heywood, Lancashire-based Yearsley Logistics has still not commenced construction of the new 35m-high cold store in Peterborough it got planning approval for nearly two years ago.
The DfT has launched 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 get involved in the planning process.
Croydon Council is running a six-month trial of Cycle Alert technology on three of its own HGVs.
City Link and its former parent Better Capital are “morally, if not legally, responsible” for the financial difficulties that some of its creditors now face, a group of MPs looking into the collapse of the company have said.
Moran Logistics faces a 72-hour strike next week from a group of 100 dairy drivers – recently transferred into its employment by Arla Foods – at its Leeds depot in a dispute over pay and pensions.
Refrigerated rental company Petit Forestier has spent £20m upgrading its short-term hire fleet.
Clipper Logistics is to provide John Lewis with a variety of “retail support services” from a new DC in Milton Keynes.