Transforming the way it approached its fleet management strategy resulted in a well-deserved Fleet Van Operator of the Year award this year for City Plumbing Supplies. Managing 370 autonomous operating centres that are responsible for 680 vehicles is a tall order by anyone’s reckoning, particularly when staff have historically been geared up for sales rather than transport. But City Plumbing Supplies (CPS) overcame this huge logistical challenge with an innovative transformation programme that led to it winning the Fleet Van […]
The fleet of electric commercial vehicles on British roads will jump by hundreds and perhaps thousands in the next two to five years as some of the biggest logistics companies put their faith in battery power, especially in the cities, in the wake of rapid improvements in range and payload, writes Selwyn Parker.
Clugston Distribution has expanded its fleet to service a five-year contract with multinational liquid and dry bulk giant Interbulk, which it signed in the summer.