Brakes has put its first low-entry direct vision Mercedes-Benz Econic into operation in London. The truck, pictured, is a response to London’s regulatory emphasis on cyclist safety and air quality. It runs on 100% Shell GTL (gas to liquid), a “paraffinic diesel” that is interchangeable with normal diesel but gives a better environmental performance. Modifications are not normally required to the engine or fuelling infrastructure and the two fuels can be blended. Shell has been working to build a market […]
Food wholesaler Brakes is extending a trial that will see all 18-tonne DAF LFs based at its West London depot run on Shell Gas to Liquid (GTL) fuel from Certas Energy.
Yearsley Logistics has secured permission for an extension to its Newark site that will boost storage by 30,000 pallets.
Road safety organisation Brake has urged firms to implement a zero-tolerance approach to at-work drink and drug driving, after a survey suggested fewer than half would dismiss an employee for driving when over the legal alcohol limit.