Wednesday 19th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Get the right vehicle for the right job, says FTA

Urban logistics challenges are only going to increase as city populations increase, Natalie Chapman, head of South England and urban policy at the Freight Transport Association, said when she spoke at the CiTTi exhibition on Tuesday.

Rethink clear air zones, says RHA

The Road Haulage Association says that the government needs to rethink its approach on improving air quality as it is failing to deliver on its own policies.

John Lewis carbon plan under scrutiny at CiTTi

John Lewis is aiming to reduce its carbon emissions in all areas, not just by converting to alternative fuels, Justin Laney of John Lewis Partnership said at the City Transport and Traffic Innovation Exhibition on Tuesday.

TIACA launches sustainability initiative

The International Air Cargo Association is establishing a new working group to define and deliver a sustainability programme for the air cargo industry.

Price rises for M6 toll

Midland Expressway is increasing lorry tolls on the M6 toll road by 20-50p depending on the time of travel.

Electric cargo trike gets market approval

The RadBurro electric cargo trike from Rad Power Bikes has received L2e-U type-approval and is set to make its European debut in June at the CiTTi exhibition at Arena MK on the 18th and 19th June 2019.

Government to ban 10-year tyres

The Department of Transport is consulting on legislation to make it illegal for buses, coaches, HGVs and minibuses to run with a tyre aged 10 years or over.

DfT spends £800,000 on Brexit consultants

The Department for Transport has spent £800,000 on Brexit consultants while the Border Delivery Group spent £10.2m, according to a report by the National Audit Office.

FORS offers funding for driver training

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is offering funded places on a selection of its driver specific training courses, to help members upskill their driving workforce.