DHL Supply Chain’s Consumer division has become the latest – and among the biggest – investor in gas-powered trucks with the replacement of most of the 70-strong fleet based at its multi-user DC at Bawtry near Doncaster, south Yorkshire, with Volvo FM MethaneDiesel dual fuel 6×2 tractor units. The large scale trial of 63 dual fuel liquid natural gas (LNG) technology is part of DHL’s Go Green initiative to cut CO2 emissions by 30% between 2007 and 2020; it estimates […]
Daimler is pulling the plug on its platooning programme after its real world trials delivered disappointing fuel savings due to traffic frequently interrupting the flow of the platoon.
DHL Express is to invest £156m in increasing capacity at its UK hubs and depots following double-digit growth in the past four years.
Quiet Cities is the first global summit focused on enabling quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments. The two-day summit, a joint imitative between Motor Transport, TfL, DHL and Route Monkey, and it will take place on 25 and 26 November at Twickenham Stadium. It will bring together key stakeholders interested in seeing out-of-hours deliveries become a normal part of the supply chain. The summit includes a full conference programme, a networking dinner, exhibition, and live demonstration of the latest […]