Concerns that Transport for London (TfL) was poised to extend the congestion charging zone to the North and South Circular Roads have been allayed after a bailout plan was agreed without the expansion. However, the industry has urged the government to consider exemptions for hauliers from conditions imposed in the summer which increased charges for road users. TfL said a funding agreement worth around £1.8bn had been reached, which would enable it to continue to support the capital for the […]
Hauliers will be able to buy fully electric heavy duty trucks from Volvo next year, as the manufacturer ramps up its move towards fossil-free transport.
London retailers appear to have crewed-up to ensure delivery continuity during the Olympic and Paralympic period. Most of the major retailers and brewery groups are running night-time deliveries too during London 2012 in a bid to mitigate Olympic Route Network (ORN) restrictions. Pallet networks, including Pallet-Track and Palletline, have made sure their haulier members have contingency plans in place too, with additional vehicles and manpower in place to address any pinch points. TRG Logistics, which supplies agency drivers, provides a […]
The mayor of London has announced that a new funding package will be launched later this year to help HGV operators upgrade to less polluting vehicles.