Transport and logistics firms who have not yet taken steps to comply with the requirements of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) Regulations 2014 must act now or face up to a £50,000 fine, an expert has warned. The regulations, brought in as a consequence of the EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive, oblige firms with over 250 staff or an annual turnover of over €50m (approximately £36m) and a balance sheet exceeding €43m to have an energy efficiency audit carried out […]
Biofuels are not a cost-effective means of reducing emissions from road transport and pose significant sustainability problems, a new study from independent think-tank Chatham House has suggested.
Hermes has slashed its CO2 output by 6% in the past year, with the business achieving savings of 18.4% since 2008. The parcels firm has set itself a target of a 20% reduction by 2015. The reductions are part of a strategy implemented by German parent Otto Group, which requires a 50% reduction across the entire business by 2020. In the past 12 months, Hermes has adopted automated transmission across all tractor units within its trunking operation, which has improved […]
Scania, Nestlé, UPS and Route Monkey have signed up to a new international partnership focused on tackling road freight emissions.