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 […]
DHL Supply Chain has won a ten-year contract with Gatwick Airport to manage inbound deliveries through its new logistics and consolidation facility.
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.
Supermarket giant Tesco has appointed Andrew Woolfenden as its new UK distribution director, following the naming last week of former incumbent Alex Laffey as chief executive of Eddie Stobart.