B&Q’s parent company Kingfisher is installing energy storage batteries to store power created by solar panels at the retailer’s Swindon DC. The move is intended to reduce the electricity the warehouse takes from the national grid by 31% and, on some days, it will be possible to achieve zero grid consumption. There are 552 rooftop solar panels installed at the DC and, at present, around 35% of the power they produce is exported back into the grid. Installation of the […]
Howard Tenens has acquired a new warehouse in Cheshire as part of its continued expansion into the North of England.
The FTA has called for a freight commissioner for London to ensure mayor Sadiq Khan’s draft transport strategy is implemented.
A mandatory 20% cut to CO2 emissions for new trucks by 2025 is “excessively aggressive” and will slow the production process in Europe, manufacturers have warned.