Operators attending a Clean Air Roadshow in Manchester want to see a lower charge for Euro-5 HGVs entering the Greater Manchester clean air zone proposed for summer 2021 to avoid a huge shift from large trucks to vans. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is proposing a £100 daily charge to enter the zone for all pre-Euro-6 trucks, falling to just £7.50 for non-compliant vans, leading to fears that operators unable to afford to upgrade trucks from Euro-5 to Euro-6 will […]
How can we move freight with reduced environmental impact? Speaking in a session on Eco trucks at the Commercial Motor Show, Kevin Buck, MD of HazComp, highlighted the concept of the 25.25m long, 60-tonne GCW road train over seven, eight or nine axles.
The FTA has warned that a proposed low emission zone for Birmingham, along with a road user charging scheme, lorry restrictions and greater implementation of consolidation centres put forward by the city council, could have a damaging effect on freight deliveries in and around the city.
Abbey Logistics has been awarded a recycled polymer and materials handling contract from Viridor, a leading UK recycling company.