London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has launched, with operators delivering into the capital questioning the mayor’s rationale in forcing them to invest tens of thousands of pounds to comply. Covering the same area in central London as the Congestion Charge, the Euro-6 standard ULEZ has been introduced – today (8 April) almost a year and a half earlier than first planned. Those running non-compliant HGVs will be required to pay daily charges of £100. Peter Eason, MD at London-based […]
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 […]
With London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) having launched on 8 April, LoCITY took the focus of its latest industry roadshow beyond this world-first policy and into the future of cleaner fuels for commercial vehicles.
Sainsbury’s will open a new fulfilment centre in London this autumn to cope with growing online shopping demand.