Sainsbury’s plans to double the size of its dual-fuel fleet as it orders 50 more liquefied biomethane fittings for its trucks. The supermarket will fit 50 vehicles with a natural gas fuel system during Q1 and Q2 this year. A spokesman for Sainsbury’s said the retrofitted trucks will be added to the fleet in addition to the 49 liquified biomethane vehicles that it began operating out of Bristol and Daventry last year. Although Sainsbury’s has not confirmed where the additional […]
Nearly 200 Sainsbury’s drivers at its Haydock, Merseyside DC plan to walk out tomorrow (Friday 20 June) in a dispute over changes to their pensions.
Sainsbury’s has received accreditation to the FTA’s Van Excellence scheme, the 25th van operator to do so since the scheme began in 2010. The retailer runs a fleet of 1,400 vans, and employs some 4,000 drivers, and it satisfactorily achieved the standards laid out in Van Excellence code – which are agreed by a governance group of leading van fleet operators. Mark Cartwright, the FTA’s head of vans and light commercial vehicles, says: “Achievement of this standard has been a […]
Sainsbury’s has revealed it is piloting a naturally refrigerated trailer to transport chilled and frozen goods.