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    Stoneridge to showcase HGV mirror-replacement system at Freight in the City Expo


    Stoneridge Electronics is highlighting its new mirror replacement system, MirrorEye, at next month’s Freight in the City Expo at Alexandra Palace.MirrorEye replaces traditional mirrors with cameras and interior displays, which the manufacturer said removes blind spots to give drivers better awareness of vulnerable road users around the vehicle.Removing side mirrors ...

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    Lawrence David to showcase urban trailers and rigids at Freight in the City Expo


    Trailer manufacturer Lawrence David will be heading along to Alexandra Palace on 2 November to talk to visitors at the Freight in the City Expo about its latest range of urban trailers and rigid vehicles.On show at the event will be a rigid curtain-sided trailer (pictured, right), one of two ...

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    Listen to the Freight in the City Expo podcast


    If you haven’t yet booked your ticket to attend Freight in the City Expo, why not take a listen to our exciting podcast - a short, informal round-up of who will be speaking and what you will find on show at Alexandra Palace on 2 November.Freight in the City Expo ...

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    Daf Trucks to highlight Silent Mode and safer construction HGV at Freight in the City Expo


    Daf Trucks will be highlighting the safety and noise-reduction benefits that its trucks provide for urban distribution at next month’s Freight in the City Expo in London.On display on its stand inside the exhibition space will be a Daf CF 440 FAD low-height 8x4 rigid tipper.The vehicle is based on ...

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    Backwatch Safety Products keeps fleets safe at Freight in the City Expo


    Backwatch Safety Products will be heading to London’s Alexandra Palace next month to demonstrate how it can equip fleets with the latest vulnerable road user detection and vehicle recording systems.The technology firm provides a range of safety options for fleets, including blind spot detection systems, multi camera digital video recording, ...

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    HGV safety and design to be addressed at Freight in the City Expo


    HGV safety standards and design are to be hotly debated at this year’s Freight in the City Expo, following London mayor Sadiq Khan’s announcement last month to introduce a world-first Direct Vision Standard for lorries entering the capital.If you are interested in learning more about the topic, then head along ...

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    Cartwright to show new Streetwise urban semi-trailer at Freight in the City Expo


    The Cartwright Group is using next month’s Freight in the City Expo to showcase a new urban semi-trailer, which enables unloading to take place directly onto a footpath from the side of the vehicle.The 10m Streetwise features a patent-pending design that sees the trailer retain the ability to load from ...

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    Freight in the City Expo brings you the latest HGV safety products for urban fleets


    Fleet safety will be one of the main themes in this year’s Freight in the City Exhibitor Zone.As urban populations expand, ensuring the limited road space in UK cities is shared safely between all users is a priority for local authorities and freight operators alike.This year’s show will feature a ...

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    Tell us your biggest challenge delivering goods into London


    Freight in the City would like to find out what you think the biggest challenges are when delivering into London today.Maybe it’s better clarity over which safety equipment your lorries need to comply with major project sites across London, or maybe it’s the time and money spent dealing with PCNs ...

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    Freight in the City Expo seminar programme now live


    The Freight in the City Expo 2016 seminar programme is now live online, with an impressive line-up of industry speakers from across the UK sharing best practice in sustainable urban logistics.Taking place on 2 November at London’s Alexandra Palace, Freight in the City is an essential event for anyone involved ...

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    Freight in the City Expo 2016 open for business - register now!


    Registration is now live for this year’s Freight in the City Expo, taking place on 2 November at London’s Alexandra Palace.Now in its second year, the free-to-attend event will focus on the challenges of delivering goods into increasingly congested city centres.The event will be opened by deputy London mayor for ...

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    Deputy London mayor Val Shawcross to open Freight in the City Expo 2016


    London’s deputy mayor for transport, Val Shawcross, will be making the keynote speech at this year’s Freight in the City Expo on 2 November at Alexandra Palace.Shawcross is well versed in the urban transport challenges facing the capital having previously chaired the London Assembly Transport Committee prior to being appointed ...

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    Freight in the City Expo is back in London this autumn


    Freight in the City Expo is back this autumn after a successful inaugural event in 2015 that saw more than 650 attendees head to London to learn more about sustainable urban deliveries.Once again a free-to-attend full-day event, Freight in the City Expo 2016 will be held on 2 November at ...

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    Scania's urban tipper hits the mean streets


    Scania has said it will set a new level of city centre safety, following the launch of its Urban Tipper.The vehicle, which made its debut at the Clocs exhibition staged at ExCel London last week, is equipped with a lightweight Wilcox body and a raft of safety features.These include advanced ...

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    Freight in the City Spring Summit round-up: urban freight challenges in the North


    Close to 300 delegates headed to Manchester last week to explore the opportunities and challenges facing the logistics sector through the chancellor’s Northern Powerhouse agenda.Freight in the City Spring Summit moved the debate about sustainable urban deliveries away from London and focused on the cities of Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, ...

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    Freight in the City Spring Summit: DHL calls for northern cities to adopt consistent approach to freight


    DHL has called for a consistent approach across key northern cities in their methods of managing freight deliveries.Ian Cooper, director, transport value creation at DHL Supply Chain, stressed the importance of regional, rather than city-specific logistics rules to tackle the challenge of rising urban freight volumes.Speaking at Freight in the ...

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    Freight in the City Spring Summit: road freight is vital to keep up with changing urban delivery demands


    Learning to “love the truck” will help keep pace with changing consumer-driven delivery demands, delegates were told yesterday at the Freight in the City Spring Summit in Manchester.Ian Stansfield, former Asda VP logistics services and supply chain, said the surge in online retail and changing consumer buying habits meant more ...

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    The Resources Group brings training expertise to Freight in the City Summit


    The Resources Group will be taking part in next month’s Freight in the City Spring Summit, talking to delegates about the importance of specialist training for commercial vehicle drivers.Providing a seven-day-a-week national training service for operators, The Resources Group offers a selection of professional driving courses for fleet operators.Some of ...

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    Freight in the City delegates can take free trial of GreenRoad's driver behaviour app


    Fleet operators heading to next month's Freight in the City Spring Summit will be offered a free trial of GreenRoad Technologies' real-time driver behaviour mobile app.GreenRoad Mobile enables both drivers and fleet managers to assess driving behaviour and receive instant coaching to correct any concerns, as well as displaying vehicle ...

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    FTA: Multimodal strategy is key to connectivity in the north


    The FTA has said a strong focus on multimodal infrastructure is vital in the development of a new freight strategy for the north of England.Plans are currently well underway in the creation of the new freight vision for the Northern Powerhouse region by Transport for the North, which last month ...