Transport for London (TFL) has teamed up with ten firms including Ceva Logistics, DPD, Gnewt by Menzies and UPS to launch London FreightLab. The initiative, which aims to make road freight movement in London safer, cleaner and more efficient, will offer funding and land sites for up to six innovative ideas which will be tested by its 10 industry partners. Michael Hurwitz, TFL’s director of transport innovation, said: “We want to work with the best market innovators from start-ups to […]
Transport firms must follow Transport for London’s (TfL) Code of Practice if the industry is to enjoy greater flexibility when making night time deliveries after the Olympics. The document is the culmination of several months of out-of-hours trials at various London locations, run in partnership with councils by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) and the Noise Abatement Society. It comes after TfL commissioner Peter Hendy called on the industry to grasp the opportunity the Games present road transport at MT’s […]
London Councils could improve cycling safety by relaxing the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to enable more deliveries to be made at night, the FTA has told Motortransport.co.uk.
Plans to raise the London congestion charge by 30% and extend it to evenings and weekends, has been slammed by the logistics industry.