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 […]
A sharp increase in demand for storage space has been highlighted by a new report on the UK ‘big box’ warehousing market.
CNG Fuels is to open a new low-carbon HGV refuelling station in Newark, Nottinghamshire.
John Lewis has awarded a three year contract to Hermes, which will see the parcel carrier handle 48-hour home deliveries for parcels under 15kg. Parcels will be collected from the retailer’s regional depots six days per week and delivered to Hermes’ national hub in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, where they will be sorted. They will then be transported to one of Hermes’ regional depots and distributed to customers via one of its 7,500 couriers across the UK. The firm, who handle a […]