Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL have launched an action plan for managing freight movements in the capital, which they say have increased by around 20% since 2010. The Mayor’s Freight and Servicing Action, published yesterday (7 March), sets out actions focusing on goods vehicle safety, emissions and efficiency. It aims to ensure the freight sector is able to meet the needs of London’s growing population, while reducing central area goods movements in morning peak by 10% by 2026. […]
9) Ian Wainwright, head of freight and fleet delivery, TfL With 18 years logistics industry experience under his belt, Ian Wainwright understands freight. As road freight programme manager at TfL during the lead up to the London 2012 Games, he bridged the gap between the road transport industry and the public sector and ensured operators could keep moving goods around the Capital during the world’s biggest sporting event.
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