Logistics in London

Supporting reliable, efficient and sustainable logistics throughout our capital city with its diverse challenges.

Greater London is a densely-packed city of 8.6 million – the joint largest in Western Europe alongside Paris. It relies on reliable and efficient logistics to deliver food, clothes, documents ...

Greater London is a densely-packed city of 8.6 million – the joint largest in Western Europe alongside Paris. It relies on reliable and efficient logistics to deliver food, clothes, documents, medicines, building and construction materials; keeping the city going 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Theatres, restaurants, sporting venues and tourist attractions need a constant supply of goods and services to meet the demands of their customers. And the waste left behind has to be cleared up before another day begins. 

What is FTA Campaigning for?

The challenges surrounding logistics in London vary and we are actively involved in many areas including: 

London Freight Manifesto 
FTA outlines how all London’s needs require freight movements, illustrated by the example of housing, stating that in order to build just one house at least 34 commercial vehicles are required.   
 
Greater London Council
FTA members can join our Greater London Council and discuss and influence our campaigning and policy position with issues affecting London. 
 
Compliance and advice
Advice for FTA members on a variety of issues that may affect your operation, including LEZ, ULEZ and PCNs  

Find out more

Read more FTA campaigns 

Contact Natalie Chapman, Head of South of England and Urban Policy at FTA

External links

Transport for London website
London Councils
London.gov.uk
Central London Freight Quality Partnership