Hermes has ordered 30 compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) IVECO Stralis NPs after a successful six-month trial. The parcels firm said each truck is expected to reduce the fleet’s greenhouse gas emissions by around 80% compared with a conventional diesel counterpart. This equates to around 4,500 tonnes of CO2 per year. The trucks have been supplied by Cartwright Fleet Services and will be based at Hermes’ super hub in Rugby, Warwickshire. They will be running on biomethane supplied by CNG Fuels, which […]
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]
Stuart Webster has been chosen as Iveco’s new UK and Ireland MD.