The MD of a major logistics specialist based near Heathrow has hit out at London mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to widen the Low Emissions Zone (LEZ), insisting it is crippling his business. Mike Parr, MD of family-owned business PML (Perishable Movements Ltd) based in Feltham, said the European hauliers the firm works with are refusing to come to Heathrow because of the “unacceptably high charges”, making his expansion plans “untenable”. The extension of the LEZ has been in force since […]
How will transport and logistics look after Covid-19 has eventually receded? There is no shortage of companies who would like the answer to that question and visitors to the Commercial Motor Show conference gained some valuable insight in a special panel discussion.
Potential customs clearance delays and the consequent increase in demand for UK warehousing for buffer stocks has led frozen distribition specialist NewCold to investigate possibilities for a new UK site.
EV Cargo’s Palletforce has pledged its supply chain expertise and financial support to charities FareShare and the Trussell Trust after being inspired by their work and efforts to redistribute food during the Covid-19 pandemic.