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UK leads on sustainable urban logistics

The UK has come out on top in a comparison between British sustainable urban logistics activity and that which takes place in Scandinavian countries. Karin Fossheim and Jardar Andersen of the Institute of Transport Economics in Oslo, Norway, undertook a literature review of studies into sustainable urban logistics in Scandinavia and the UK for the …

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4PL technology addresses speed, agility and flexibility

Technological developments in 4PL are allowing service providers to address a range of different issues for their clients with better visibility and centralised control, according to a newly published report. Global procurement intelligence advisory firm SpendEdge released the report, entitled simply ‘4PL Procurement Research Report’, at the end of September, and it looks at best …

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Clean Growth Strategy targets HGV efficiency

The government’s Clean Growth Strategy was published online on October 12th and outlines the measures that will be taken to ensure future growth in the UK economy is eco-conscious, including some of the ways to reduce the carbon footprint of HGVs and road haulage. “There needs to be significant improvement in the efficiency of HGVs, …