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 […]
Palletline, The Pallet Network (TPN) and Gazeley are set to exhibit at next month’s Multimodal for the first time, joining some of the UK’s largest operators.
Claims that the UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as a result of delivery failures and delays caused by migrants attempting to stow away in vehicles passing through Calais are “an exaggeration”, according to the Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF).
Motor Transport has partnered with TfL, DHL and Route Monkey to launch a global summit to enable quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments.