The Co-operative Group is expanding its back haul operation in a move that will save thousands of road miles and see 34,000 tonnes of food shop waste diverted from landfill. At the moment 1,500 food shops segregate waste for collection by The Co-operative’s Logisitics Service with support from transport partners Norbert Dentressangle and Wincanton, which is delivered to the retailer’s distribution depots. It is collected from here by Biffa, with waste food and flowers sent for anaerobic digestion to generate […]
Local authorities across the country will be able to charge utility companies as much as £2,500 a day to work on roads in peak hours from next year.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has called upon the government to speed up the “long overdue” creation of a funding and strategy package for Britain’s roads. CILT has urged the government to develop a plan that stretches further than the current five year strategy. Following the publication last November of Alan Cook’s independent review into the strategic road network, the government is due to publish findings of its study into alternative funding and ownership models for the […]