TfL is not currently planning a rationalisation of its plans for various congestion and emission zones across London, despite conceding that it has “a lot of zones” and some small operators are not ready for them. Speaking at Freight in the City Expo on 6 November, Alex Williams, director of city planning at TfL, outlined plans for improving air quality and improving vulnerable road user safety across the capital ahead of the introduction of the central London Ultra Low Emission […]
The FTA has urged TfL to create immediate incentives for greener freight vehicles, such as a reduced Congestion Charge, if it wants to accelerate its vision of London becoming the ultra-low-emission vehicle capital of Europe.
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.
Palletways has become the first pallet network to achieve Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation for its Owned Member Depots business. FORS is a voluntary certification scheme aimed at ensuring fleet operators in London maintain high standards, it includes the fitting of cycle-safety equipment and training as one of its components. Palletways has received bronze level accreditation across its network of owned operation sites. “We will be making full use of the accreditation and access to materials to further enhance […]