Reducing carbon emissions from fast-growing final-mile e-commerce deliveries isn’t just about switching to low emissions vehicles, as the Freight in the City Expo heard recently. Spanish start up Kiwi Last Mile was formed two years ago to develop a new route model that uses vans as mobile warehouses rather than delivery vehicles and so makes them far more productive. Founder Alex Tortras explained that research had shown that delivery vans were parked for as much as 70% of the working […]
Commercial vehicles have “a very big role” to play in reducing road transport carbon emissions in the future, according to the head of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP). Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk after an event this week (29 January) marking the tenth anniversary of the public-private partnership, LCVP MD Andy Eastlake said both light and heavy commercial vehicles would play their parts in cutting emissions. To his end, LCVP is currently working on the development of a strategy to encourage […]
TfL will hold its third and final public consultation for its Direct Vision Standard (DVS) in January 2019.
With only a fortnight to go until the inaugural Freight in the City Expo at London’s Alexandra Palace, we’d like to hear from freight operators about the key challenges when delivering goods into urban environments.