Asda has said it anticipates saving a million litres of diesel a year from 50 new dual-fuel trucks it began taking delivery of last week. Around 20 Volvo methane-diesel FMs have been delivered to the firm’s new Avonmouth, Bristol DC, with the remainder due before the end of the year. The mix of 4×2 and 6×2 units will be served by a new LNG refuelling facility from BOC due to start operating in mid-January. Asda Logistics Services (ALS) head of […]
Waitrose is taking part in a large-scale study of low-carbon alternatives to diesel, with close to 60 dedicated gas trucks part of the trial.
Operator EM Rogers saw its pre-tax profit soar last year in the wake of low fuel prices and a strong pound against the euro, but said the UK’s vote to leave the EU could now prove costly to its operation.
Grocery retailers under growing pressure from online and discount rivals are looking to cut billions of pounds in costs from their supply chains in the coming years, and logistics contractors will have to play their part in making these savings, the annual IGD supply chain summit in London heard this week.