Turners (Soham) experienced a loss of a major contract in its tanker division that led to a slight decline in turnover and profit during its most recent financial year, MD Paul Day said. Following a move by customer Greenergy to take the delivery of fuel to supermarket group Sainsbury in house in July 2013, the tanker division’s turnover fell about 15%, negating what was otherwise a respectable increase in the firms temperature controlled and general haulage operations. This left overall […]
The most fuel-efficient electric van is the Iveco Daily Electric, according to new research.
Reducing fuel consumption will be the single biggest priority for over a third of fleet managers in 2013, a survey by fleet management systems supplier GreenRoad has suggested. Just over 35% of respondents to a question about priorities for next year cited reducing fuel costs as their most important challenge, with 20% citing compliance with regulations and 16% highlighting the need to ensure safe driving. Over two thirds of respondents said they expected fuel prices to rise modestly in 2013, […]
A revised Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) for accessing fuel distribution terminals has been launched by the UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA), the Tank Storage Association (TSA) and the FTA.