Sainsbury’s piloting alternative truck refrigeration technology


Sainsbury’s has revealed it is piloting a naturally refrigerated trailer to transport chilled and frozen goods. The CO2 refrigerated unit is part of the supermarket’s strategy to slash its carbon footprint by reducing depot to store transport emissions by 35% by 2020, with an absolute reduction of 50% by 2030. Nick Davies, Sainsbury’s head of transport operations, said: “We will be monitoring its performance closely and if successful, in line with our replacement plan, it could help us save over […]