Bowker Transport has put two specially liveried Volvo FH trucks on the road to mark its centennial year. The new livery replicates the vintage blue, red and gold colour scheme used historically by the company. The launch heralds a year of activities for the Preston-based haulage firm involving staff, customers and suppliers. Bill Bowker, director, said: “We are extremely proud of our history. We are pleased to introduce our new livery to celebrate the centenary which is a significant milestone […]
Hazardous goods supplier ASK Chemicals has awarded a five year contract to Potter Logistics, worth £500,000. The new contract will see Potter Logistics store and handle flammable substances and other hazardous goods at Potter’s Droitwich DC. Some 600 tonnes of ASK products a month will be delivered to the DC, where they will be stored in a 40,000 ft² warehouse for highly flammable liquids. As part of the contract, it has extended its office space at the DC by nearly […]
Both DPD UK and UPS (via Cross River Partnership) provided delegates at Freight in the City 2018 with more details on their respective electric-powered urban distribution operations in the capital.
DPD says it will be able to offer customers carbon neutral shipping from July. The parcel carrier’s Total Zero commitment will mean customers can send packages of all weights, sizes and types that are carbon neutral at no extra cost. The business, which has already made a series of changes to reduce its carbon emissions, will also benefit from parent company Geopost’s partnership with carbon market company CDC Climat. Geopost will spend €5m per year on carbon offsetting projects in […]