30 Apr '15, 5pm

Did you see this? Getting freight onto rail and water could reduce traffic by 15-25%!

Starting tomorrow, Tuesday 28 April, Multimodal will be taking place at Birmingham NEC. Multimodal is the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, and it'll be attended by some of the key decision-makers in freight. For more on the event, visit their website at www.multimodal.org.uk and follow the event on Twitter So far, the Government has downplayed these potential benefits, and we think greater attention should be given to making a shift towards more sustainable freight transport. One reason for the Government’s position is that they have looked at national averages across strategic roads. However, the new research commissioned by Campaign for Better Transport [1] looked more closely at the routes that get jammed up by long-distance HGV traffic, particularly routes to ports. The research shows that there are a number of ke...

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