TfL has “no plans” to reinstate a dedicated freight team for London, according to TfL transport commissioner Mike Brown. Speaking at a session of the London Assembly’s transport committee last week, Brown said TfL’s decision to disband the freight team last year and embed its former members across the organisation is producing “significant progress”. Brown was responding to the transport committee’s concerns that the lack of a dedicated freight team would impact on the delivery of London’s Freight Servicing Action […]
Finding sustainable ways to handle delivery and servicing journeys to homes and businesses was the focus of TfL’s LoCITY roadshow held at CEME Conference Centre, Rainham this week (20 November).
London Councils’ transport committee chair was unable to explain what “light touch” enforcement will actually mean during the Olympics at a select committee evidence session last week (23 May). Responding to Transport Committee member Paul Maynard’s call for clarification over the issuing of Penalty Charge Notices (PCN), Catherine West said the capital’s councils had to strike a difficult balancing act between looking after residents and keeping the city running. West said: “Certainty over regulations? Clearly the freight industry understands what […]
UPS has added 10 new dual-fuel Mercedes-Benz Axors to its dedicated London 2012 fleet, the first of their kind in the logistic giant’s global 2,500-strong alternative fuel fleet. The long-wheelbase Axors feature a 4×2 drivetrain with a 360hp six-cylinder diesel engine, which has been modified by the Handstaff Group to enable them to run on a dual-fuel blend of biomethane and diesel. Modifications include the fitting of additional injectors to allow the injection of biomethane. UPS says the new Axors […]