Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is looking to roll-out a network of urban consolidation centres as part of its plans to tackle air quality. It plans to create shared-user freight hubs, both outside the city boundaries and within central Manchester. These would be used to consolidate goods for last-mile deliveries by low, or ultra-low-emission vehicles, cycle courier or foot. A policy will be put in place to encourage use of consolidation centres for freight and waste collections. This will include […]
Freight forwarding firm Greencarrier Freight Services has opened a new office near Manchester as it moves to strengthen its operations in the north of England.
Another leading haulier has spoken out against the extension of London’s Low Emission Zone (LEZ) this week.
Ministers have agreed that charging operators working in urban areas should be a “last resort”, after four of the industry’s leading trade associations spoke to MPs about preventing HGVs from being priced out of operating in cities.