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The ITC is Britain's independent research charity committed to improving policy on transport, land use and planning


ITC launches Freight interim report

The ITC launched its interim report on Freight efficiency at a special event on 16 July at the Alan Baxter Gallery.Guest speakers included Phil Roe (DHL), Perry Glading (Forth Ports) and Professor Alan Braithwaite. The report, authored by expert Nick Gazzard, examines challenges facing UK freight in the areas of urban logistics, port-centric consolidation, and reducing empty container movements.

ITC 2014 Annual Lecture

The ITC was delighted to welcome more than 100 people to its 2014 Annual Lecture hosted at Rothschild on 3rd July. Guests heard from Professor Charles Pasternak and Stephen Bayley on the fundamental motivations that drive human travel and movement.

ITC Wins Research Grant

The ITC has won a major research grant from the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund for our co-sponsored project investigating road and rail travel trends in Britain. The Commission would like to express its thanks to the Trustees of the Fund for this generous award.



16 July 2014 - ITC Discussion Evening

The challenges facing freight and logistics in the UK. 16th July 2014, 6:15 - 9:00pm at the Alan Baxter Gallery, London. This event will see the launch of a new paper by the ITC on Freight and the UK Economy, and will be chaired by Nicholas Finney OBE. Guest speakers include Perry Glading, Chief Operating Officer of Forth Ports, and Philip Roe, Managing Director at DHL. Attendance is by invitation only and priority is given to ITC supporters, but if you would like to be considered for a place please contact Lucy Kilborn, ITC Events Secretary