With fuel being up to and in some cases over 30% of operating costs, for hauliers getting the most out of every litre bought is crucial. MT met with Shell at the Shell Eco-marathon recently to hear how they believe a holistic approach can make the difference. Getting each litre of fuel to work harder and cleaner is obviously one way to increase productivity as is working with the OEMs to ensure that fuel and engines work together at their […]
A new law requiring truck manufacturers to measure and publish the CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of new lorries has been given the green light by MEPs.
Wincanton says it is “extremely disappointed” that Unite failed to persuade its tanker driver members to accept proposals put forward over terms and conditions after six days of talks at conciliation service Acas. A spokeswoman for the operator says: “Along with the five other employers, Wincanton entered into the talks in good faith, having clearly stated that sector-wide collective bargaining on pay was not to be on the agenda. “With just one third of the industry represented by the employers […]
Contracts to supply forecourt fuel distribution to Shell have been renewed, with Suckling Transport picking up the Midlands operating region from Hoyer Petrolog.