Sadiq Khan’s transport plan for London “totally fails” to consider freight operators and their customers and shows a “fundamental ignorance” of how logistics and supply chains work, the RHA has said. The criticisms are made in the association’s response to the mayor’s new London Plan, which sets out the capital’s strategic economic, environmental, transport and social framework for the next 20 years. RHA said the plan demonstrates a “lack of meaningful consideration given to freight”. Pointing to claims made in […]
As London HGV Safety Permits come up for grabs transport associations slam scheme as an “expensive distraction”
As TfL kicks off the process for hauliers to apply for their London HGV Safety Permits today, the RHA and FTA continue to voice serious concerns over the scheme.
UPS has opened two facilities within the Olympic Park allowing athletes, team officials and the international media the ability to send and receive packages throughout the Games. The first ‘relay room’ will be located within the Olympic Village providing team officials with an outbound service offering packaging, customs advice, security clearance, carbon-neutral shipping and delivery. The second facility will be located on the High Street at the International Broadcast Centre complex and be set up to handle international media firms […]
Industry voices disapproval over campaign to ban abnormal and hazardous loads from Dartford Crossing
A campaign to ban oversized and hazardous goods from using the Dartford Crossing has come under fire from others in the road transport sector.