3) Boris Johnson MP Title: Mayor of London; MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip On 5 May 2016, Johnson will find himself without one of his jobs when Londoners go to the polls and elect a new Mayor. During his two four-year terms running the capital Johnson has effectively defined urban logistics. He was an early advocate for urban cycling, hence what shall ever be referred to as the Boris Bike. Since then he’s fought vigorously for cycling safety; which […]
“You’re crippling us!” – logistics firm to cut jobs and relocate over extension to Low Emissions Zone
The MD of a major logistics specialist based near Heathrow has hit out at London mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to widen the Low Emissions Zone (LEZ), insisting it is crippling his business.
Nearly 100 operators involved in bridge strikes have been reported to the traffic commissioner in the last 12 months, figures reveal.
The HGV Road User Levy Bill has successful completed its second reading in the House of Commons, bringing road charging for all operators a step closer. The bill, which remains on course to see the introduction of a levy for both domestic and foreign registered vehicles in the UK by April 2014, was unopposed and is now at committee stage. The maximum daily charge under the levy will be €11 (£8.90), with UK operators receiving a VED offset to make […]