DHL Supply Chain has revealed details of a major £90m fleet expansion that it has underway. The operator expects 90% of the 1,000 new vehciles ordered – a mixture of leased units direct from Volvo, Scania, DAF, as well as a quantity of ‘specialist units’ – to be in service by the end of the year. The majority are HGVs with around 40 vans for use in Life Sciences applications, the operator confirmed. DHL Supply Chain said the new vehicles […]
Eddie Stobart is to expand its fleet of dual-fuel Volvo trucks, after successfully bidding for a chunk of the government’s Low Carbon Truck Demonstration Scheme funding. Stobart has been testing five dual-fuel FMs, which have been running on Liquid Natural Gas (LNG), in association with partner BOC Group. It will benefit from the expansion of the scheme alongside a field of other operators and suppliers. The additional funding will allow the logistics firm to put at least another 15 LNG […]
A glass manufacturer is celebrating 25 years of business with vehicle rental company Ryder Scotland by taking delivery of two new trucks.
DHL Supply Chain has signed a ‘joint business development plan’ agreement with Unilever, as part of the latter’s strategy to work more closely with key suppliers. Both companies have pledged to carry out a number of collaborative initiatives, including: increasing speed to market and efficiency; cost reduction and sustainable practices; and seeking ways to slash CO² and reduce logistics operation waste. Pier Luigi Sigismondi, chief supply chain officer, Unilever, says: “It is essential that we work closely together with our […]