Freight deliveries to major UK cities must be governed by the same regulations to avoid confusion for operators, warned the FTA. The warning comes as the government looks to push through its Cities Devolution Bill, which will see cities that elected their own mayor given control of local transport, housing and skills following the current set-up in London. Christopher Snelling, head of urban logistics and regional policy at the FTA, said: “Government and proposed new authorities should ensure that operators […]
Uncertainty over the immigration system after Brexit next year will compound the industry’s driver shortage and goods and services could grind to a halt, according to an FTA report.
Quiet Cities is the first global summit focused on enabling quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments. The two-day summit, a joint imitative between Motor Transport, TfL, DHL and Route Monkey, and it will take place on 25 and 26 November at Twickenham Stadium. It will bring together key stakeholders interested in seeing out-of-hours deliveries become a normal part of the supply chain. The summit includes a full conference programme, a networking dinner, exhibition, and live demonstration of the latest […]
A cross-party strategy to Get Britain Cycling aims to see a quarter of all journeys made on a bicycle by 2050. It’s lead to to a flurry of pro-cycling announcements from Westminster with little consideration for operators.