Abbey Logistics Group has appointed Motor Transport Hall of Fame resident David Batty to lead its engineering department. Former chief operations engineer of supermarket Somerfield, Batty joins the company with more than 40 years of industry experience. He was awarded the Motor Transport Award for Service to Industry in 2007, and earlier this year was inducted into the Scania-sponsored Motor Transport Hall of Fame. At Abbey, Batty will be responsible for the company’s maintenance depots across the country, and manage […]
JLP John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has committed to a zero-carbon commercial vehicle fleet by 2045, with an interim target of fully fossil-free vehicles by the early 2030s.A plan spanning JLP’s 600 heavy trucks, 750 refrigerated trailers, 1,750 home delivery vans and light trucks and 20 farm vehicles has been developed. JLP began trials of two Waitrose-branded, biomethane-fuelled Scania 4×2 tractor units in 2016. The successful pilot scheme was followed by the introduction of a further 83 biomethane-fuelled vehicles between 2017 […]
With e-commerce now a major focus for Wincanton, the 3PL has taken the rapid expansion of omni-channel retailer Screwfix in its stride through a combination of pace, agility and flexibility.
Tarmac regional distribution model goes live with Eddie Stobart, Abbey Logistics and Pollocks [Scotrans] in the mix
Eddie Stobart has spoken of its delight in being involved in the start of a new five-year distribution model with Tarmac, which has commenced this month.