Tesco has revealed that its UK distribution operation has achieved the group’s five-year goal of halving the emissions per case of goods transported. The supermarket’s distribution operation handles 65% of all cases delivered across the global business It has done this by following its ‘F plan’, which has seen emissions per case of goods drop from 0.14kg of CO2 to 0.07kg of CO2. The key components of the strategy are: • Fuller cages and pallets. • Fuller trucks and containers. […]
Sainsbury’s has abandoned plans for a distribution centre near Exeter, claiming that improved efficiency in its logistics network means it is no longer required.
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.
Norbert Dentressangle has won a new three-year contract from Premium Timber Products to deliver goods to customers throughout the UK and Ireland. The multi-million pound contract will see ND pick up timber and PVCU products including doors, decking and shelving from Premium Timber’s 140,000ft² warehouse in Somerset and its 160,000ft² warehouse in West Yorkshire and deliver to over 300 sites a week throughout the UK and Ireland, including the Isle of Man and Channel Islands. Deliveries will be made to […]