One month to enter the 2018 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards

One month to enter the 2018 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards Story courtesy of MHWmagazine There is now one month left to enter the annual FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards programme – launched to celebrate exceptional women reshaping the industry. Nominations are open here until 12 February 2018. With new categories introduced for…

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Cost of traffic to UK business approaches £1bn

The cost of traffic congestion to UK business has risen by almost £150 million in the past year, according to Latest figures revealed as part of the TomTom Traffic Index reveal congestion is costing UK businesses approximately £915 million a year in lost productivity, up from £767 million in last year’s study. Traffic across the UK’s 25…

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Happy New Year

We’d like to take this opportunity to wish all of our clients a prosperous and Happy New Year for 2018. Thank you for your custom in 2017. We looking forward to working with our existing customers and any potential new customers in the new year. Best wishes from Jay and all the team at L12…

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Merseyside Pension Fund invests in vehicle targeting UK logistics

Merseyside Pension Fund is among investors in a real estate fund that will focus predominantly on distribution warehouses in the UK. The UK pension fund has committed capital to Barwood Capital’s UK regional property fund, which raised £42m (€48.1m) in a first close. High-net-worth individuals and family offices also invested in what is Barwood Capital’s fourth…

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Private parking firms issue tickets every seven seconds, data suggests

Requests by private parking companies for vehicle-keeper records rose 28% last year to 4.7m, RAC Foundation finds Parking tickets on a vehicle’s windscreen. Photograph: Alamy Friday 21 April 2017 09.08 BSTLast modified on Friday 21 April 2017 09.15 BST The number of drivers fined by private parking companies in the UK has risen by more than a…

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Ultra low emission charge to hit London early

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has proposed that a daily charge for the “most polluting” vehicles in London should begin on 8 April 2019. According to the new proposal, diesel vehicles that don’t meet Euro 6 standards will be charged £100 a day if they are a HGV, bus or coach. Khan has also proposed…

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Weekly Catchup 12th March 2017

Below is a list of some of the locations we’ve collected from and delivered to, w/c 6th March 2017: Liverpool to Manchester Ormskirk to Manchester Prenton to Manchester Manchester to Speke Liverpool to Southport Clatterbridge – Manchester Kirkby to Manchester St. Helens to Speke Arrowe Park – Manchester Crosby to Salford Burscough to Melmerby Liverpool to Salford Runcorn to…

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New vision of the future revealed for Liverpool’s Albert Dock

New vision of the future revealed for Liverpool’s Albert Dock At an informal lunch held for key property and business media this week, Aberdeen Asset Management shared its vision for the future of Albert Dock’s evolving retail and leisure offer. As the most visited free tourist attraction in the North West, the docks welcomed 6.3m…

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Weekly Catchup 5th March 2017

Below is a list of some of the locations we’ve collected from and delivered to, w/c 27th February 2017: Liverpool to Manchester Ormskirk to Manchester Prenton to Manchester Manchester to Speke Liverpool to Southport Clatterbridge – Manchester Kirkby to Manchester St. Helens to Speke Arrowe Park – Manchester Crosby to Salford Burscough to Inverness Burscough to Northampton Liverpool…

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Tougher penalties begin for drivers using mobile phones

Penalty points and fines to double from Wednesday, meaning newly qualified drivers will lose their licence if caught. Newly qualified drivers will lose their licence if caught using a handheld mobile phone at the wheel, under tougher penalties that come into force in England, Scotland and Wales on Wednesday. Penalty points and fines for using…

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