Freight operators are encouraged to enter this year’s Noise Abatement Society (NAS) John Connell Awards to highlight efforts made in reducing the sound made by deliveries into urban or residential areas. A ‘Quiet Logistics’ category is open to operators, vehicle manufacturers, trailer-makers, bodybuilders and equipment suppliers that have created quieter products, services and programmes to facilitate safe, low-noise and efficient urban distribution services in the past year. With the ceremony to be held at the Palace of Westminster on 24 […]
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) joined DHL earlier this week on their contract with Iceland to a delivery to central London to discover how prepared the business is for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Sunday, DHL moved a lot of its London-based accounts onto night deliveries ahead of the start of the Games. Hugh Basham, transport strategy and policy director at DHL, tells MT: “We’re doing night work for 60-plus customers and plan to continue the out-of-hours activity for […]
Yodel wants to build a northern ‘super hub’ in response to a dramatic increase in parcel volumes.
The DfT has launched Quiet Deliveries guidance to help local communities and residents understand how out-of-hours deliveries work, the benefits they can provide, and how they can get involved in the planning process.