Is a trans-Pennine tunnel really a viable option? How can capacity challenges across major freight routes such as the M62 corridor be tackled? What will make large plcs pick cities in northern England to base their warehousing and logistics operations? These topics and more will be debated at the Freight in the City Spring Summit: Driving Growth in the North on 3 March at Manchester Central (formerly G-Mex). Following a successful expo held in London last October, which focused on […]
With only a fortnight to go until the inaugural Freight in the City Expo at London’s Alexandra Palace, we’d like to hear from freight operators about the key challenges when delivering goods into urban environments.
Clipper Logistics has won a new contract with Swedish children’s clothes retailer Polarn O. Pyret. It sees Clipper provide logistics from its Ollerton facility, as well as a warehousing arrangement that will allow expansion of Polarn’s current product range and offer store replenishment it its second phase, reducing the lead time of stock from Sweden. Leeds-based Clipper will handle around 5,500 SKUs, which will fulfill clothing orders in the UK and Ireland. The company says it was awarded the contract […]
Next-generation Cycle-Safe technology will be launched at Freight in the City Expo next month, for those operators in the market for a vulnerable road user (VRU) detection system for their urban fleets.