John Murphy and Sons has purchased a fleet of FUSO Canter Tippers with diesel-electric drivelines to avoid Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) charges and cut fuel costs. The company said that the 20 Eco Hybrids, supplied by Mercedes-Benz dealer Bell Truck and Van, would save it from paying London’s ULEZ charges of £100 a day per non-compliant HGV. The switch is also expected to cut the firm’s fuel bills by up to 23% compared to conventional diesel equivalents. Read more […]
Calor has acquired a battery electric 7.5 tonne Mitubishi FUSO eCanter to deliver bottled butane and propane to customers in central London.
Yusen Logistics UK has been awarded a contract with Seiko UK, after the watch-maker moved to outsource its entire warehousing operation.
Norbert Dentressangle and the UK arm of customer Mitsubishi Electric Europe have jointly purchased a Daf LF Hybrid. The 12-tonne diesel/electric hybrid has joined the operator’s dedicated distribution fleet, which moves large industrial air conditioning units, Ecodan heating systems, spare parts and instruction manuals, for Mitsubishi Electric Europe. Norbert Dentressangle has handled UK distribution for the manufacturer since 2008, and typically handles 300 orders per day with a mix of vehicles from 7.5-tonne to 18-tonne delivering the palletised goods. The […]