motorways

Government launches £7m fund to help drive efficiencies in freight delivery

 
The logistics industry has welcomed the launch of a £7m government-backed fund today (9 January), which is aimed at making freight delivery across the UK more efficient. The freight innovation fund (FIF), will be awarded to […]

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Evri launches £60m sortation hub to drive further growth

 
Parcel delivery firm Evri is to open a £60m parcel sortation hub in Barnsley next Tuesday (20 September). Named Colossus, the 341,000 sq ft facility is said to be the biggest of its kind in Europe and will sort 1.1 million parcels a day for onwa…

Plans to speed up roadworks by closing motorways for longer periods welcomed by logistics industry

 
Logistics operators gave a thumbs up this week to National Highways’ plans to close motorways and A-roads for up to two weeks in order to speed up the delivery of roadworks. Other measures announced this week by National Highways include an incr…