The Fors Community Partnership is seeking to treble membership levels as part of its strategy to take the scheme national. Aecom, supported by CILT and Fleet Source, took over the day-to-day running of Fors in February following a TfL tender process that saw them awarded a five-year concession. Steve Agg, chief executive at the CILT, told delegates at the FTA Managing Freight in London conference that the ambition is to triple the membership level from the 3,000 currently on the […]
Working practices in the supply chain have been thrust into the limelight by the BBC’s investigative series Panorama. Earlier this week the programme aired an edition highlighting long shifts and tough picking targets at a DC run by internet retailer Amazon.
O’Donovan Waste Disposal’s latest three Mercedes-Benz Econic units give the North London operator what is believed to be the largest fleet of direct vision skip-loaders in the UK.
Transport for London (TfL) has held an Olympic briefing with members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) to build ties ahead of this summer’s Games. Despite APN representing eight networks consisting of more than 650 hauliers, chairman Paul Sanders has previously expressed frustration at a lack of engagement with Olympic organisers, which the event rectified. Sanders complimented TfL on bringing his members up to speed, and describes the meeting late last month as positive and productive, although he concedes […]