Over 60 exhibitors showcased the latest vehicles, technology and equipment
Attended by nearly 1,000 urban logistics professionals from across the industry
A packed seminar programme room saw leading industry professionals discuss the latest issues around ultra low emission vehicles and how they are tackling the issues around urban deliveries
The third annual Freight in the City Expo took place on 7 November 2017.
This year the popular event moved into the Alexandra Palace's Great Hall as nearly 1,000 visitors came to see over 60 exhibitors showcasing the very latest vehicles, technology and equipment to enable urban deliveries to be made cleanly, safely, quietly and efficiently.
Alongside the exhibition, a packed seminar programme including Transport for London’s LoCITY progress event discussed the topic of ultra low emission vehicles as well as looking at practical examples of sustainable city logistics operations from around the world.
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The next Freight in the City Expo will take place on 6 November 2018.
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LoCITY LoCity Annual Conference points to mayor-led future
The LoCity Annual Conference took place at Freight in the City 2017, offering an opportunity for policy makers, alternative fuel trials and fleet operators to look back at the past 12 months, and ahead to the challenges LoCity faces.
Introducing the session Alex Williams, director of city planning at TfL, looked at the challenges a growing London faces over the next 25 years with a projected population growth of 8.7m to 10.5m: “The mayor’s transport strategy is very ambitious in terms of getting the cleanest and safest vehicles on our roads, and we all need to respond and accommodate that.
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The third Freight in the City Expo took place on 7 November 2017 at Alexandra Palace, London.
Supported by Transport for London, this one-day free-to-attend event saw nearly 1,00 delegates attend and featured over 60 exhibitors showcasing the latest vehicles, technology and equipment to enable urban deliveries to be made cleanly, safely, quietly and efficiently.
To view the 2017 photo gallery click here.
The second Freight in the City Expo took place on Wednesday 2 November 2016 at Alexandra Palace, London and attracted over 700 visitors interested in sustainable urban logistics.
Val Shawcross, deputy mayor of London for transport, opened the event with a keynote speech detailing the capital’s need to find new ways to handle the city’s “essential freight” movements to improve safety and air quality. This was followed by a packed seminar programme highlighting the key challenges associated with city deliveries, whilst the exhibition featured over 50 exhibitors showcasing the latest vehicles, technology and equipment to enable urban deliveries to be made cleanly, safely, quietly and efficiently.
View the show highlights here.