Argos will put five new ultra-low-emission Scania P340s into service by the end of the year. The Euro-6-compliant Scania 4X2 tractor units (diesel powered version pictured) will run solely on compressed or liquefied gas and will be based at Argos’s Magna Park, Lutterworth DC. Refueling will be handled at the GasRec station at Crick. Each truck will be fitted with a total of eight 103-litre compressed natural gas tanks, which will give a maximum range of up to 500km, depending […]
The EU is proposing to relax cabotage rules to allow HGVs on foreign runs to make unlimited deliveries and drop offs over five days rather than the existing limit of three internal movements in a member state over seven days.
Argos has reinvented itself to compete in the digital age against the rapid rise of the e-retailers and it’s done so by putting road transport at the heart of its operation. Two years ago Argos signalled its ambition to take the fight to e-retailers and their increasingly sophisticated express delivery services. Argos Fast Track, which was trialled in 2014 and rolled out in-store March 2015 and then as a delivery service in the autumn, meant the advent of same-day delivery […]
The UK cannot use the Northern Irish border as a “test case” for its future customs relationship with the EU, Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned.