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 […]
The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) will phase out diesel-powered HGVs by 2028.
Justin Laney (pictured), general manager of central transport for John Lewis, believes the Siemens eHighway system is the most viable long-term solution for delivering electric power to HGVs.
Expected fuel savings of 7% have prompted Waitrose to order a new batch of Gray & Adams trailers, which been developed with Cambridge University.