Month: June 2015

West London Freight Strategy workshop

WestTrans is seeking your ideas and input to develop a freight strategy for West London.  This is the start of a positive initiative which is instigated by the six Boroughs in West London (Ealing, Brent, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow) and led by the WestTrans Partnership.

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FORS – Helping to meet your environmental commitments

Throughout the freight and fleet sector, environmental efficiency is increasingly important to both customers and the government.  FORS is one of the ways that can help you meet your commitments, through supporting safer, more efficient operations, helping to meet future obligations under ESOS as well as improve local air quality. As such FORS is holding a FREE workshop on how this can be achieved.

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Mayor takes action to halve road casualties by 2020

The Mayor of London has set a target to halve the number of people killed or seriously injured on London’s roads by 2020 compared to the Government base line.

The commitment comes as TfL published the full London road casualty figures for 2014, which show the number of people killed or seriously injured (KSI) has now been reduced to its lowest level since records began. Meeting the new target would mean a reduction of more than 14,000 deaths or serious injuries over the life of London’s road safety plan to 2020.

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CILT publish Driver Shortage Crisis report

CILT has published findings from a recent Logmark survey of over 100 participants including Norbert  Dentressangle and Marks & Spencers which addressed the current driver shortage crisis in the industry.

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