Research and analysis

Future of mobility: the UK freight transport system

An evidence review examining the UK freight system, looking at how goods move round the UK, and how this might change.

Documents

Understanding the UK freight transport system

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Details

This review looks out to 2040 and summarises the key trends in the movement of goods, examining air, road, rail, sea and pipelines as transit. It considers the impacts of:

  • changing technologies on future freight flows

  • the sharing economy and alternate fuels

Published 12 February 2019