The 4th Freight in the City Expo will take place on 6 November 2018 at Alexandra Palace, London. 

As cities strive to improve air quality through the rollout of clean air zones, freight operators must step up to the low-emission challenge or face the prospect of significant fines to enter urban areas. The Freight in the City Expo looks to support freight operators through this process with a comprehensive seminar programme covering key questions from the urban freight market and by showcasing cutting edge vehicles, equipment and technologies in Alexandra Palace's Great Hall.

Registration for Freight in the City Expo is free, so sign up below today to secure your place. 

For sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities please contact Freight in the City’s Sales Manager, Tim George, on: 07557 677 758 or tim.george@roadtransport.com. If you have a news story, case study, or are interested in being a seminar speaker contact hayley.pink@roadtransport.com.

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By attending the Freight in the City Expo you will get to hear from a line-up of industry pioneers and experts in a packed seminar programme about how they are already tackling the issues around urban deliveries.

Key topics for the 2018 programme include:

  • Emission Control - We explore how air quality policy will affect the urban freight sector, with a look at clean air zones, zero-emission cities and vehicle trends emerging in the UK and around the world
  • Inspiring Change - Hear directly from your operator peers about successful urban logistics initiatives already reaping safety, emissions and efficiency benefits
  • Planning Ahead - Infrastructure, planning and collaboration are key ingredients to improving freight flows across urban areas

To see more details of our seminar programme click here or to learn more about our speakers click here

Head along to our brand-new Knowledge Zone this year in the exhibition hall to hear a series of inspiring talks on key urban logistics topics.

Quick-fire 10-minute presentations will be running in the morning, lunchtime and afternoon, enabling visitors to grab a coffee and join in with those sessions relevant for their own business.

Full timings and schedule coming soon, but confirmed organisations taking part include:

  • Metropolitan Police
  • DVSA
  • Freight Transport Association
  • Mineral Products Association
  • Innovate UK
  • Paneltex and Sunamp
  • Rail Freight Forum at the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport
  • Transport for London

Our brand-new Compliance Zone is the place to head for any guidance you may need on operating cleanly, safely and efficiently in urban areas.

Clean Air Zone and Ultra Low Emission Zone guidance: speak with experts from the Freight Transport Association, Transport for London, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and Energy Saving Trust for all you need to know about meeting new emissions requirements in major UK cities.

Direct Vision Standard: Speak to the dedicated DVS team at Transport for London to get the latest update on the scheme’s rollout and any advice or support you need to prepare your own fleet.

Safe and secure: The Metropolitan Police will be on hand to offer advice on load security, safer parking, anti-terrorism procedures and enforcement priorities.

Enforcement priorities: Find out more about joining the DVSA’s Earned Recognition scheme and what the agency’s key enforcement activities are focused on.

Loading and unloading: The Freight Transport Association will be on hand to off support and guidance when it comes to the challenge of delivering to inner city locations and avoiding penalty charge notices.

Cleaner fleets: The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and Energy Saving Trust will be on hand to offer impartial guidance on exploring new vehicle technologies on your fleet, including alternative fuels and retrofit. 

Out-of-hours deliveries: Come and speak with Transport for London and the Freight Transport Association if you’d like to unlock potential efficiency gains from retiming your city deliveries.

There are some great new products and services on show at Freight in the City 2018, where innovation will be one of the main themes in the Exhibitor Zone. 

Fleet operators in urban environments are facing new standards for everything from emissions to road safety. It's important to stay up-to-date with products, services and technology which will keep your company out in front.

This year’s show will feature a range of products aimed at making sure commercial vehicles fleets and their drivers are as safe and compliant as possible when delivering to towns and cities.

Freight in the City Expo offers you a unique opportunity to meet with over 50 exhibitors and experience the latest innovations and product launches.

With a great turning circle and a small footprint, our Goupil Range are bang on the money for city use. Freight in the City was the obvious place to take them. It’s a great place to meet with the industry and our customers.

Drew Bradshaw Joint Managing Director Bradshaw Electric Vehicles