A £485,000 pilot project which aims to develop technology to monitor, manage and regulate HGV journeys across Croydon is set to launch next spring. The project, partly funded by Innovate UK, will see tech company Grid Smarter Cities work in partnership with EB Charging and Croydon Council to develop a freight traffic control (FTC) platform to manage construction freight movements and deliveries in congested urban areas of Croydon. If successful the solution could be rolled out to other councils across […]
You may not know it, but as a freight transport operator using the UK road network, you have a champion representing your interests to the government and Highways England. Steve Hobson meets him.
Operators taking part in the DfT’s Low Emission Freight and Logistics trial headed to Cenex LCV at Millbrook last week to highlight progress being made in developing cleaner delivery vehicles for industry.
The RHA has met with business secretary Vince Cable to highlight the impact the current driver shortage is having on the economy and how it could be addressed.