South East based Timber merchant Lawsons has taken delivery of its first CNG-powered vehicle, a 26-tonne Stralis NP. The truck joins a 90-strong fleet and was officially handed over at today’s (20 March) LoCITY Fuels in Action Roadshow held at Kempton Park Racecourse. David Harvey, group transport manager at Lawsons, said: “The need to reduce emission levels, particularly in the London area, is a major issue and we wanted to become an early adopter of this new technology. “We’ll be […]
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]
Finding sustainable ways to handle delivery and servicing journeys to homes and businesses was the focus of TfL’s LoCITY roadshow held at CEME Conference Centre, Rainham this week (20 November).