Members of the FTA’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) are on track to meet their target of an 8% reduction in the carbon intensity of their operations between 2011 and 2015, an FTA conference, Cutting Carbon, Cutting Costs, heard last week (21 May). Launched in 2009 with 12 founder members, the LCRS now has 97 members running nearly 70,000 commercial vehicles. They achieved a 3.4% reduction in the CO2 equivalent per vehicle kilometre in 2012 compared with 2011, and since […]
Industry bodies are to collaborate on a new joint initiative to promote the road haulage industry, with a focus on improving its public image and attracting more employees.
London Councils’ transport committee chair was unable to explain what “light touch” enforcement will actually mean during the Olympics at a select committee evidence session last week (23 May). Responding to Transport Committee member Paul Maynard’s call for clarification over the issuing of Penalty Charge Notices (PCN), Catherine West said the capital’s councils had to strike a difficult balancing act between looking after residents and keeping the city running. West said: “Certainty over regulations? Clearly the freight industry understands what […]
Renault Trucks is supplying national waste recycling specialist Recycling Lives with two fully electric 18-tonne D Wide Z.E skip loaders, servicing commercial and household clients.