John Lewis Partnership (JLP) is aiming for a fully zero-emission fleet by 2045. The retailer announced the ambition yesterday (20 March) as part of its wider strategy to eliminate net greenhouse gas emissions across the entire business by 2050 at the latest. This will see all John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners delivery trucks, trailers and vans, totalling more than 3,700 vehicles, switching to zero-emission technology. Transport emissions currently contribute more than 40% to the company’s overall carbon […]
Natural gas fuel supplier CNG Fuels is promising to cut fleet operators running costs with the launch of its renewable biomethane fuel, which it claims is 40% cheaper than diesel and emits 70% less CO2.
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 […]
CNG Fuels has announced plans to become the UK’s first supplier of renewable biomethane from cow manure for lorries, to help operators achieve net zero emissions.