Natural gas fuel supplier CNG Fuels is promising to cut fleet operators running costs with the launch of its renewable biomethane fuel, which it claims is 40% cheaper than diesel and emits 70% less CO2. The company has already signed a deal to supply the fuel to retailers Waitrose, John Lewis and Argos, as well as haulier Brit European. CNG biomethane will retail at 65p per kg, which includes fuel duty but not VAT. The firm says the retail price […]
Hermes has slashed its CO2 output by 6% in the past year, with the business achieving savings of 18.4% since 2008. The parcels firm has set itself a target of a 20% reduction by 2015. The reductions are part of a strategy implemented by German parent Otto Group, which requires a 50% reduction across the entire business by 2020. In the past 12 months, Hermes has adopted automated transmission across all tractor units within its trunking operation, which has improved […]
Waitrose is to close its Acton, west London online fulfilment DC this year, replacing it with a similar operation in south London.
Three weeks of strike action among Argos staff is on the cards in an ongoing dispute over redundancy payments.