The FTA has called for a freight commissioner for London to ensure mayor Sadiq Khan’s draft transport strategy is implemented. Its suggestion coincides with the end of the consultation period for the strategy (2 October 2017). The FTA’s 20-page report responding to the strategy rebutted proposals by TfL for a London lorry standard, arguing that standards needed to be set nationally or internationally, as manufacturers design trucks for European markets not individual cities. It disagreed with plans to bring forward […]
The industry has welcomed the chancellor’s decision to cancel the planned September fuel duty rise, but says more still needs to be done to get the economy on the road to recovery.
The Greater London Authority (GLA) will release a transport strategy by the end of the year, after Philip Hammond announced that mayor Sadiq Khan would be given further devolved powers in today’s budget.
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.