Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has announced it will delay its clean air zone (CAZ) rollout until Spring 2022. It also plans to slash the daily charge for non-compliant HGVS to £60, originally proposed at a level of £100. Older vans, meanwhile, will face a higher daily charge of £10 from the originally proposed £7.50, however they will not come into scope of the CAZ regime until the beginning of 2023. Manchester’s Category C CAZ spans across 10 boroughs and […]
Tesco has revealed that its UK distribution operation has achieved the group’s five-year goal of halving the emissions per case of goods transported. The supermarket’s distribution operation handles 65% of all cases delivered across the global business It has done this by following its ‘F plan’, which has seen emissions per case of goods drop from 0.14kg of CO2 to 0.07kg of CO2. The key components of the strategy are: • Fuller cages and pallets. • Fuller trucks and containers. […]
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is mulling a new tax on deliveries, according to Downing Street, as part of plans to revive the high street and cut emissions and congestion.
London haulier ELB Partners has joined mounting criticism of the Mayor’s decision to reintroduce the congestion charge, branding the move “insane”.