Gefco UK has appointed Martin Rantle as commercial director to help drive a “key stage” in the company’s expansion strategy.
Dearman has begun on-vehicle testing of its latest zero-emission transport refrigeration system. Powered by a liquid nitrogen engine, Dearman said the system produces no harmful NOx or particulates and significantly reduces CO2 emissions. The manufacturer first began testing its liquid nitrogen technology at the beginning of this year, but since then has refined the refrigeration system, alongside technology partner Hubbard Products, to be 30% lighter, smaller and more efficient. Dearman’s Generation 2 system will now be tested with support from […]
The FTA has welcomed TfL’s plans to improve cross-river connectivity across east London, which will help relieve congestion hotspots for freight operators such as the Blackwall Tunnel. TfL’s Connecting the Capital vision proposes 13 new bridges and tunnels, which will boost the number of river crossings between Imperial Wharf and Dartford by more than a third. They are to be built to support the predicted population rise in London from 8.6 million to 10 million by 2030 and relieve pinch […]
Market analysts Analytiqa has teamed up with FireDog Research – set up by former SfL chief executive Ross Moloney (pictured) – to launch a benchmarking service enabling logistics operators to find out how their company compares with their peers in a range of HR and customer related KPIs.
HGV training provider Horsepower teamed up with Gregory Distribution last month to host an HGV driving taster day at the Westpoint Arena in Exeter.
The Transport Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the effectiveness of all-lane running on England’s motorways.
Ian Chisholm has been appointed as MD of the Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) after 14 years with the society.
Cenex has developed a performance simulation tool for fleets looking to operate dual-fuel (gas/diesel) HGVs. It will enable fleet operators to calculate the cost and carbon emission savings from dual-fuel trucks and compare with their diesel counterparts. The new software will be incorporated into the existing Cenex Fleet Carbon Reduction Tool. It follows a three-year R&D project, part-funded by Innovate UK, as part of the government’s Low Carbon Truck trials. Steve Carroll, senior technical specialist at Cenex, said: “The real […]
Former City Link parent Better Capital has revised up the amount it expects to receive from its investment in the collapsed parcel carrier.