Transport for London (TfL) are offering 230 free workshops, both inside and outside the Capital, to help hauliers and their customers in transport ‘hotspots’ keep running smoothly during the Games.The free workshops, which aim to attract businesses from across all sectors and will help them to plan and prepare, start on 30 January and run until the end of April. Around 160 sessions will be held in London and 70 will be held outside the capital, in cities including Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and Southampton which have a significant concentration of businesses supplying London.

The workshops will cover
• Overview of the Olympics and what’s happening in London during the Summer
• Olympic and Paralympic Route Network: how you can use the network during the Games
• Implications on freight and delivery operations
• The Games as an opportunity to reduce, re-time, re-route and re-mode
• Case studies highlighting how companies have started to prepare
• What’s available to help you prepare

To apply for a free workshop place, businesses should visit www.tfl.gov.uk/2012 where there is a full list of workshop dates, times and locations.

Hatfield Workshop

23 March
- Yodel, Ground Floor Meeting Room,Plot 9000, Frobisher Way, Hatfield Business Park

02 April - Yodel, Ground Floor Meeting Room,Plot 9000, Frobisher Way, Hatfield Business Park