Tough new EU plans to cut CO2 emissions from new trucks by 35% by 2030 are unachievable, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has warned. The warning follows a vote by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee, setting out tougher CO2 reduction targets in HGVs than those originally proposed by the European Commission in May. The original targets were for a mandatory 15% cut in CO2 emissions in new trucks by 2025 and a voluntary 30% cut by 2030. However, The […]
Clipper Logistics has announced the acquisition of German logistics firm R Geist Spedition.
The United Pallet Network (UPN) has upgraded its IT to provide real-time, instant pricing, quotes and online ordering for Europe, as it looks to facilitate more cross border trade within its membership.
Pall-Ex is to extend its Iberian network’s coverage to include the Canary Islands. Pall-Ex Iberia, which is celebrating its first anniversary, operates across Spain, Portugal and the Balearic Islands from a hub in Madrid. It has 33 haulier members and in its first year handled over 100,000 pallets. Enric Estruch, MD of Pall-Ex Iberia, says: “We are now in a position to start operating in the Canary Islands, which opens up a host of further possibilities for us.” Last month […]