Freight in the City Expo

New Iveco Eurocargo range to make UK debut at Freight in the City

September 17, 2015 Hayley Pink

Iveco’s brand-new Eurocargo range, launched today in Italy, will be making its UK public debut at the Freight in the City Expo next month in London. Purpose-designed as ‘the truck the city likes’, it combines a striking new design, interiors, technology and improved visibility, to deliver maximum safety, efficiency and sustainability. The first right-hand drive examples of the new Eurocargo will start arriving into the UK and Ireland within weeks, following the international launch of Iveco’s latest-generation medium truck in […]

Freight in the City Expo

Paragon opens doors to new routing and scheduling demonstration centre for fleet operators

September 16, 2015 Hayley Pink

Paragon Software Systems has opened a new facility that enables fleet operators to learn how routing and scheduling optimisation can bring ‘real-world’ benefits to their operations. Located at Paragon’s HQ in Dorking, Surrey, the new technology centre is split into different zones designed for demonstrations, testing, one-to-one training and business reviews. Tracking and telematics software, as well as Paragon’s electronic point of delivery software fleXipod, are available to view on a wide range of handheld devices. The centre enables existing […]

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Registration now live for free-of-charge Freight in the City Expo in October

August 27, 2015 Hayley Pink

Registration is now live for this autumn’s free-to-attend Freight in the City Expo at London’s Alexandra Palace on Tuesday 27 October. The event comprises a full seminar programme split into three core zones – Clean; Safe; and Quiet & Efficient – as well as a major exhibition area complete with guided tours. A top line-up of vehicle manufacturers including Mercedes-Benz / FUSO Canter, Daf, Volvo, Isuzu, Iveco and Dennis Eagle will be showcasing their latest urban vehicle designs, while technology and […]

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Sign up online today for Freight in the City expo news

August 18, 2015 Hayley Pink

Make sure you sign-up today to receive the latest news and information about the inaugural Freight in the City expo this autumn. Online expressions of interest are flooding in daily from representatives at local authorities, freight operators, retailers and academic institutions looking to attend the one-day exhibition and seminar programme at London’s Alexandra Palace on 27 October. A top line-up of vehicle manufacturers including Mercedes-Benz, Daf, Volvo, Isuzu, Iveco and Dennis Eagle will be showcasing their latest urban vehicle designs, while […]

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Industry experts and top academics to speak at Freight in the City Expo

August 4, 2015 Hayley Pink

Industry experts and top academics heading up successful urban logistics projects from across Europe will be speaking at the inaugural Freight in the City Expo this autumn. Driving down harmful emissions will be the focus of seminars in the ‘Clean’ arena, asking how far national governments and local authorities have to go to achieve acceptable levels of air quality. Speakers will explore viable alternative fuels for commercial vehicles, whether low-emission zones can be an affective tool, and how you can […]

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Freight in the City Expo attracts big name exhibitors

July 21, 2015 Hayley Pink

The inaugural Freight in the City Expo is already attracting major industry manufacturers looking to demonstrate how fleets can be made, cleaner, safer and more efficient in their urban delivery operations. Daf, Volvo, Isuzu and Iveco will be bringing along their latest urban delivery vehicles for visitors to explore, while technology giants such as Brigade, Tachodisc, Fuel Defend, Backwatch and Exeros will show you how to improve efficiency of your existing vehicles. Representatives from the Eco Stars scheme will also […]

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Freight in the City seminar programme to provide practical, real-life guidance to improve city deliveries

July 7, 2015 Hayley Pink

The seminar programme is taking shape for the inaugural Freight in the City Expo on 27 October at London’s Alexandra Palace. Split into three distinct work streams to cover all aspects of clean, safe and efficient urban logistics, the seminars will bring together operators, local authorities, businesses, industry experts and policy-makers to inspire delegates to push the boundaries of improving their city centre deliveries. Presentations and activities will demonstrate the many successful urban freight schemes taking place both in UK […]

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Iconic venue for Freight in the City Expo 2015

June 23, 2015 dangriffiths

The inaugural Freight in the City Expo will take place at London’s historic Alexandra Palace this autumn. The iconic venue, situated high above the London skyline between Muswell Hill & Wood Green, first opened in 1873 on Queen Victoria’s 54th birthday. In 1935, the BBC leased the eastern part of the building and the first public television transmissions were made in 1936. In more recent years, the Palace has built a reputation as one of London’s premier event venues. With […]

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Freight in the City Expo promises to solve sustainable urban freight challenges

May 27, 2015 Laura Hailstone

Following the success of last year’s Quiet Cities Global Summit, Motor Transport publisher Road Transport Media is holding a one-day urban logistics event aimed at all stakeholders interested in enabling quiet, clean and safe deliveries. The one-day Freight in the City Expo will combine seminars, an exhibition and guided tours all aimed at ensuring visitors have a comprehensive understanding of the issues around urban logistics. “There are many challenges associated with delivering goods and services in the cities, with new […]