ECO Stars founder member Clipper Logistics was on hand last week (21 February) to mark the fifth anniversary of the emissions scheme. ECO Stars launched in South Yorkshire in 2009 in a bid to tackle road transport’s contribution to air-quality issues in the region. Now in operation at 11 UK locations, as well as six regions in mainland Europe, ECO Stars has 300 members and around 20,000 vehicles signed up. ECO Stars manager Ann Beddoes said: “What started as a […]
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]
A quick response time from rental firm Tip Trailer Services prompted Clipper Logistics to hire nine SDC box trailers from it on a five year lease.