The TRL Freight Symposium will be held at the Cavendish Conference Centre, London on 28 November at 1pm. With the UK’s road transport industry facing increasing difficulties to balance unsustainable consumer trends, against requirements to reduce congestion and emissions, there is a clear opportunity for technological, operational and environmental innovations to address the challenges. TRL’s symposium will debate the issues and explore how future freight concepts can become a reality. Guest speakers at the event include: Matthew Edwards, DfT – will […]
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