Industry News

UK fuel usage remains broadly stable

March 28, 2013 Robin Meczes

Consumption of road transport fuels fell fractionally during 2012, latest statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have shown. A 5.4% fall in petrol sales over the year being almost entirely offset by a 2.36% rise in diesel sales, according to DECC.


Asda takes delivery of 187 new Scanias

March 28, 2013 Robin Meczes

Retailer Asda has taken delivery of the last of 187 new trucks from Scania, comprising 120 for its retail distribution fleet, 55 for its primary distribution network and 12 for its petroleum distribution fleet.

Contract Wins

Whitbread renews K+N contract

March 27, 2013 Ashleigh Wight

Kuehne + Nagel is transforming its Manchester DC, introducing dual fuel vehicles and cutting trunk miles since winning more business from hotel and restaurant group Whitbread.

Industry News

News Extra: It’s freezing out there

March 27, 2013

Last month to the collective relief of the road transport industry, chancellor George Osborne froze duty once again, announcing September’s 3ppl increase would not happen.

Industry News

Think Logistics a big hit in Nelson

March 27, 2013 Steve Hobson

Think Logistics, a group of operators led by Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite, has held a second successful pilot of its project to get school leavers to think of a career in logistics.