The logistics industry is calling for mitigations for hauliers if plans to expand the capital’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to the whole of London by 2023 go ahead. The call follows the announcement last week that Transport for London (TfL) has been instructed by London mayor Sadiq Khan to launch a consultation on the proposed expansion. Logistics UK is warning that a shortage of ULEZ-compliant trucks is preventing operators from maintaining continuity of operation in the existing ULEZ zones. […]
Leading operators have admitted they have been forced to pass on rapidly rising fuel costs to their customers by employing significant surcharges.
Transport for the North (TfN) is calling for comment on its newly launched Freight & Logistics Strategy for the North of England.
For the road freight sector to substantially decarbonise its activities over the next 15 to 20 years, the industry will need to go through a dramatic period of change. That is why Motor Transport in association with Scania (GB) and The Algorithm People has assembled the Decarbonisation P0wer Players, a listing of the most influential people leading moves to cut carbon emissions in the vehicles operated, new operational models or the infrastructure and supply chain required to manage the fleet.