A competition offering £10m of funding to firms that can develop ways to move freight and people more efficiently is attracting strong interest. The competition, dubbed “Enhancing the end-to-end journey”, was launched by government agency Innovate UK in August this year. It aims to cut traffic congestion by making journeys and freight delivery more efficient. Innovate UK predicts traffic congestion will cost the UK economy £300bn over the next 16 years. Industry interest has been so strong that Innovate UK […]
The EU Parliament has given its final approval to new rules forcing the establishment of more electric vehicle recharging points and alternative fuel stations across Europe.
HGV operators not yet compliant with the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) should consider renting trucks to avoid thousands of pounds in fines, according to Enterprise Flex-E-Rent.
Ofcom has said it does not see competition from final-mile delivery firms as a threat to Royal Mail’s ability to continue to provide a universal postal service.