Divisional Manager – Sustainable Mobility,
Mark is an experienced project manager who joined TTR in 2010 and now leads the company’s Sustainable Mobility division. He was the project coordinator for the highly successful European ECOSTARS project, which established eight environmental fleet recognition schemes across Europe engaging with over 300 operators with a combined fleet of over 25,000 buses, coaches, trucks and vans.
In recent years Mark has been involved in logistics projects for the Department for Transport, European Commission and Transport for London using freight management approaches to reduce congestion in urban areas. This includes the development of a series of case studies and a Code of Practice to support the freight industry’s move to overnight deliveries during the Olympic Games.
He led the 2010 study into the Applicability of Consolidation Centres for DfT which studied the business case and potential social benefits of consolidation in the retail and construction industries. In 2012 he managed the feasibility study for Southampton City Council which led to their successful Sustainable Distribution Centre which serves public and private sector organisations across South Hampshire.
Urban consolidation hubs can drive efficiency by removing the need for HGVs to enter city centres on final-mile journeys. Buy-in from local authorities, businesses and operators is vital for any consolidation scheme to work long-term, with freight quality partnerships providing the perfect platform to discuss the matter…
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