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 […]
Argos is planning to close its Magna Park site in Lutterworth and transfer most of the site’s operations to a Wincanton DC in Kettering.
Scania, Nestlé, UPS and Route Monkey have signed up to a new international partnership focused on tackling road freight emissions.
The FTA has urged operators to join its Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) to strengthen its efforts to avoid government action over commercial vehicle emissions. Evidence from the scheme, which published its second annual report this week, will be submitted to the DfT’s Freight Review later this year. The FTA hopes the evidence will convince the review – which is looking at the efforts the sector is making to cut emissions – that there is no need to regulate to […]