Bibby Distribution has, due to significant investment in its fleet and driver training in 2012, reduced its total diesel consumption by 2%. This reduction follows an 18-month period of initiatives including the introduction of 20 new Don-Bur Teardrop trailers and advanced training in Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) for more than 400 of its drivers. “This is not only a moral obligation, but reducing our CO2 emissions generally provides a cost benefit as well,” said Iain Speak, Bibby’s chief […]
A website for operators keen to swap or acquire rights to operate longer semi-trailers has been launched by the RHA. The longer semi-trailer permit exchange information board is free to use, and is non-profit making. Jack Semple, RHA policy director, tells MT that companies can make requests either in confidence through the RHA or advertise their identity online. “The RHA hopes the service will enable firms that do not currently have longer semi-trailer allocations to acquire them as well as […]
DHL Supply Chain is to put 14.6m longer semi-trailers into service on 50 Lidl delivery routes across the UK.
A two year deal between Saint-Gobain Isover and Bibby Distribution will extend a partnership that has run since October 2010, with new measures to be put in place to further increase safety, sustainability and efficiency.