A national survey of road freight operators on the impact of clean air zones (CAZs) has been launched by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Road Freight and Logistics as part of its first inquiry of the new parliamentary session. The APPG is chaired by former transport minister Sir Mike Penning MP, who said: “We all welcome the government’s determination to tackle the challenge of air quality in our towns and cities, but it is essential that well intentioned policies do […]
The Microlise Transport Conference programme has been finalised, with an environment-focused panel set to debate key environmental issues, including recent stringent EU CO2 reduction targets for heavy vehicles and the clean air and low emission zones coming in to operation across the UK.
Chancellor George Osborne has invited RHA chief executive Richard Burnett to a “formal roundtable discussion” with the Treasury and DfT to discuss possible government “intervention” to address the HGV driver shortage.
A third of companies involved in European logistics are making headway with their carbon reduction strategies, with another fifth in the process of implementing measures, according to new research.