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‘Sustainable approach’ needed to manage impact of delivery boom

Freight

Mark Moran
17 November 2021
Most goods and services are still moved by diesel and petrol vans
Most goods and services are still moved by diesel and petrol vans

 

With the number of parcels delivered in London expected to double by 2030, a new report has set out a roadmap to make deliveries and freight journeys more sustainable and efficient.

The proposals include introducing 65,000 pick-up points and lockers for parcel deliveries, new mayoral powers to incentivise deliveries to pick-up points instead of homes, and prioritising delivery and servicing vehicles under a London-wide pay-per-mile road user charging scheme. 

The report by Centre for...

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