Always a Motor Transport Awards favourite, the Livery of the Year Award winner for 2018 will be revealed on 4 July at the Grosvenour House Hotel. Sponsored by Pirelli the award sees nominations for Caterite Food and Wineservice, Hermes UK, Howard Tenens, Palletline and Vision Express. Livery of the Year, sponsored by Pirelli Caterite Food and Wineservice This Lake District-based delivery wholesaler runs a fleet of 50 temperature-controlled vans, which had featured the same livery for a number of years. […]
Welcome to the first edition of Motor Transport’s Power Players – the list of the 20 people who we believe have the most influence and exert the most control over the road transport industry. This list is by no means objective, but we’ve debated the merits of those on the list. You will find operators, clients, industry stakeholders and a few off-the-wall choices. Some are there because they exerted power in 2012, while others appear because we expect them to […]
Hovis is committed to continually reducing the carbon emissions of its road fleet, which comprises around 400 vehicles and 250 trailers.
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has committed to a carbon-zero commercial vehicle fleet by 2045. To deliver reductions in CO2 emissions in the interim, it is working towards moving away from fossil fuels and aims to make the entire fleet fossil fuel-free by the early 2030s. The fleet currently includes 600 heavy trucks, 750 refrigerated trailers, 1,750 home delivery vans and light trucks, and 20 farm vehicles. JLP began trials of two Waitrose-branded, biomethane-fuelled Scania 4×2 tractors in 2016, followed by […]