TfL has put up £50,000 towards a new freight hub in Hammersmith, which is intended to reduce traffic and congestion in the capital. The investment is one of a raft of measures TfL is funding to ease congestion and improve air quality. It is intended that the various initiatives will be match-funded by the individual businesses involved in the projects. In Hammersmith, TfL said the aim was for 50% of companies involved in the area’s Business Improvement District (BID) – […]
Sir Peter Hendy, London’s transport commissioner, will make the key note address at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference in June.
TfL is inviting operators to attend the fourth annual LoCITY conference, taking place on 25 September at London’s Oval.
Southampton-based Meachers Global Logistics and Isle of Wight operator Steve Porter Transport Group have announced the opening of a cross-Solent consolidation centre as part of their alliance. The move cements the strategic partnership that the operators entered into last year, which sees them co-operating on the delivery of inbound and outbound freight from the Isle of Wight via Southampton. Meachers Global Logistics will now manage an Isle of Wight receiving facility from its Southampton-headquarters two miles from the city’s docks. […]