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New government guidance on more out-of-hours deliveries to reduce road congestion

New guidance published by the government to help freight operators to manage out-of-hours deliveries, and so help reduce day time congestion, was announced by Transport Minister Stephen Hammond this week. ‘ Quiet deliveries ’, was developed following trials held by local councils before and during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. According to Stephen Hammond, " The...
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Competition launched to attract shoppers back to the high street

This competition seeks innovative technology-enabled solutions that can address the challenges facing the UK high street, by exploring new approaches to retailing, service provision, logistics and travel management. Up to £2m is available for feasibility studies in phase 1 of the competition, and up to a further £6m is available in a second phase to further develop...
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Chance to win an iPad or iPod with the STRAIGHTSOL survey

The EU-funded freight transport project Straightsol have designed a survey which aims to find out citizens¹ priorities concerning goods transport and its effect on the urban environment. About STRAIGHTSOL Shops, pubs, restaurants, offices, hospitals, factories and many other types of premise require a steady supply of goods. This results in freight transport which, especially...
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Delivering the best information to in-vehicle sat-nav users

Report now available from DfT, ITS UK and ADEPT workshop The DfT's 2011 Consultation on the Classification of Roads contained a section on satnavs. Respondents referred to missed opportunities for cooperation between local authorities and satnav companies, as well as problems caused by HGVs not using satnavs correctly.  Based on these findings, DfT invited ITS (UK) and ADEPT...
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Visit Freight Arranger at Multimodal 2012

Online Brokerage FreightArranger (previously known as Intelligent Multi-modal Logistics Control and Brokerage Centre (IMLCBC)) is an online brokerage which connects consignors of containerised freight with organisations who have unfilled or surplus rail freight capacity.  Containers booked through FreightArranger are tracked throughout their journey and location information is...
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Presentations available for event: Intelligent Mobility - making it a commercial reality

Event material available Presentations from the event Intelligent Mobility - Making it a Commercial Reality are available to download from the document library.  The aims of this event were to: bring together and engage a community in the issue of making Intelligent Mobility (IM) a commercial reality highlight the emerging technologies and the projects being...
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New government guidance on more out-of-hours deliveries to reduce road congestion

New guidance published by the government to help freight operators to manage out-of-hours...

Competition launched to attract shoppers back to the high street

This competition seeks innovative technology-enabled solutions that can address the...

Chance to win an iPad or iPod with the STRAIGHTSOL survey

The EU-funded freight transport project Straightsol have designed a survey which aims to...

Delivering the best information to in-vehicle sat-nav users

Report now available from DfT, ITS UK and ADEPT workshop The DfT's 2011 Consultation...

Visit Freight Arranger at Multimodal 2012

Online Brokerage FreightArranger (previously known as Intelligent Multi-modal Logistics...

Presentations available for event: Intelligent Mobility - making it a commercial reality

Event material available Presentations from the event Intelligent Mobility - Making it a...