The Freight in the City Expo is back this autumn after a successful inaugural event in 2015 that saw more than 650 attendees head to London to learn more about sustainable urban deliveries. The free-to-attend event, Freight in the City Expo 2016, will be held on 2 November at London’s Alexandra Palace. Two exhibition halls will showcase the latest equipment, while a complementary seminar programme will provide guidance on the best ways for cities to promote sustainable freight movements. Key […]
Transport for London (TfL) is keen to find out about logistics operators’ awareness and preparation levels in advance of both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. It is conducting an online survey focusing on the preparations you and your organisation have undertaken ahead of London 2012. TfL hopes the feedback will enable it to continue to provide useful information to enable businesses to effectively manage the demand for delivery and servicing activity in London during the Games, while allowing London to […]
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]
Volvo Trucks will be displaying a liquefied natural gas-powered FH tractor unit at next month’s Freight in the City Expo at London’s Alexandra Palace.