The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) will phase out diesel-powered HGVs by 2028. This will see the business introducing more than 500 biomethane-powered lorries across its Waitrose & Partners and John Lewis & Partners fleet. Once the fleet is fully converted, the move away from diesel will save more than 49,000 tonnes of CO2 every year. JLP has been trialling gas-powered trucks since 2015 as a low-carbon alternative to diesel, with 61 already in operation or about to be delivered as […]
John Lewis has completed a nationwide roll-out of its click and collect offering at CollectPlus outlets, following a successful trial that began in September last year.
Clipper Logistics has won a new contract with Swedish children’s clothes retailer Polarn O. Pyret. It sees Clipper provide logistics from its Ollerton facility, as well as a warehousing arrangement that will allow expansion of Polarn’s current product range and offer store replenishment it its second phase, reducing the lead time of stock from Sweden. Leeds-based Clipper will handle around 5,500 SKUs, which will fulfill clothing orders in the UK and Ireland. The company says it was awarded the contract […]
Bibby Distribution has had five MAN TGS LS tractive units converted into dual-fuel trucks using LPG for its work with Unipart Rail, in a move it suggested would save up to £200,000 of fuel and reduce CO2 emissions by 10% over the next five years.