Tesco has launched a trial of a double-deck trailer, designed by manufacturer Lawrence David , which weighs 22% less than a standard double-deck unit. The supermarket giant is testing the eight demonstrators in a year-long trial as part a project funded by Innovate UK, which is aimed at reducing emissions and improving fuel efficiency. The Lightweight Aerodynamic Double-Deck Trailer Trial is being run by a consortium of partners. These include trailer manufacturers Lawrence David and SDC Trailers, as well as […]
Switching from diesel to natural gas will produce a 10% saving in CO2 emissions for a heavy truck running on motorways, according to trials carried out by IVECO at Millbrook.
The threat of strike action by at least 2,000 members of union Unite at a number of Tesco DCs in the run-up to Christmas appears to have receded after the supermarket chain made a revised two-year pay offer.
ECO Stars founder member Clipper Logistics was on hand last week (21 February) to mark the fifth anniversary of the emissions scheme.