Sir Peter Hendy, London’s transport commissioner, will make the key note address at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference in June. The event will cover a range of issues that will affect operators in London over the coming three years, including how increased traffic volume on its roads, seen as a result of the city’s growing population, will affect freight, and how operators can adapt to multiple upcoming upgrade projects. Hendy said: “It is impossible to underestimate the importance […]
Trade associations have cautioned against adding further complexity into the London supply chain, after TfL went live with its latest Direct Vision Standard (DVS) consultation.
The FTA has urged operators to join its Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) to strengthen its efforts to avoid government action over commercial vehicle emissions. Evidence from the scheme, which published its second annual report this week, will be submitted to the DfT’s Freight Review later this year. The FTA hopes the evidence will convince the review – which is looking at the efforts the sector is making to cut emissions – that there is no need to regulate to […]