Air quality

BP Fuel Card users can now offset their fleet emissions

October 30, 2015 Hayley Pink

BP Fuel Card customers can now automatically offset all or part of their fleet emissions in a new partnership with BP Target Neutral – a not-for-profit carbon reduction and offset team. The new fuel card feature enables fleet managers to compensate for every tonne of CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent) their fleet produces by contributing to carbon mitigation projects throughout the world via the purchase of carbon credits. Drivers use their existing BP Fuel Card as normal and a set Target […]

Compliance & legislation

Paragon launches London Lorry Control Scheme routing software

October 28, 2015 Hayley Pink

A new vehicle routing and scheduling system to help transport planners comply with the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) and other time-sensitive road restrictions has been developed. Paragon Route Control will enable planners to build compliant routes, cutting the time spent on manual planning, reducing the need for route deviations, minimising the impact of the LLCS and major public events on routing and scheduling, and lowering the risk of incurring penalty fines. Since the LLCS was first introduced, Paragon said […]

Air quality

ECO Stars joins forces with Route Monkey to boost operators’ fleet efficiency

October 28, 2015 Hayley Pink

ECO Stars Fleet Recognition Scheme is partnering with Route Monkey to help freight operators make their fleet operations more efficient and environmentally friendly. Members of ECO Stars – a voluntary scheme that provides guidance and recognition for operators striving to the reduce fuel consumption and harmful emissions from their fleet vehicles – will now be able to access Route Monkey’s optimisation software, which the company said can shave up to 20% off fleet running costs. Ann Beddoes of Barnsley Metropolitan […]

Air quality

Transport for London launches inaugural Freight in the City Expo at Alexandra Palace

October 27, 2015 Hayley Pink

“We must remember that freight and logistics is the lifeblood of this country”, said TfL MD of surface transport Leon Daniels launching the inaugural Freight in the City Expo this week (27 October) at London’s Alexandra Palace. Hundreds of visitors flocked to the iconic London venue to learn more about the industry’s drive towards making urban freight deliveries cleaner, safer, quieter and more efficient. “We are delighted to be here demonstrating that we are part of the support that the […]