The Tyne and Wear Freight Quality Partnership
is holding the event at Newcastle Civic Centre on Thursday, February 26.
Stuart Waldron, an assistant director at Sefton council and chairman of the Merseyside and Halton Freight Quality Partnership
, said: "We are delighted the government has recognised the importance of freight.
The West Midlands Lorry Guide is being published as a joint venture by all seven metropolitan authorities - Coventry, Birmingham, Sandwell, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Solihull and Walsall - and is an initiative of the West Midlands Freight Quality Partnership
between the metropolitan areas, the Highways Agency and the freight industry
Now North Yorkshire County Council has established the Sutton Bank Freight Quality Partnership
along with the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and North Yorkshire Police to find the best way of cutting incidents.
The Freight Quality Partnership
, launched by Stockton Council and the local haulage industry, is promoting the importance of freight transport to both industry and the wider community.