Eddie Stobart is to open a container transport site at DP World London Gateway, which it hopes will support growth plans in the South. The base will serve customers and destinations across the UK and will reduce current delivery times into London. The operator hopes the site will help reduce mileage and costs for its customers, as well as help them reach carbon reduction targets. Eddie Stobart chief executive Alex Laffey, who joined the company in April from Tesco, said: […]
Direct Vision Standard is no “silver bullet” to tackling HGV and cyclist collision, say industry bodies
The mayor’s Direct Vision Standard plans that will ban ‘off-road’ specification lorries from entering the capital by 2020 should be part of a balanced approach to tackling road safety, and not just penalise the road haulage sector, trade associations have said.
The government has an essential role to play in the roll-out of electric charging infrastructure across the capital, according to the FTA.