MT Awards 2019 winner: Best Use of Technology Award – sponsored by Bridgestone

Greg Ward, commercial sales director (second right) of sponsor Bridgestone, hands over the trophy to UPS international director of automotive engineering Luke Wake (holding trophy) and automotive director Matt Nicholson (far left)

In an industry striving to meet environmental targets, UPS stands out for taking on the challenge of charging electric vehicles – and overcoming it. The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) by haulage fleets comes with significant challenges, not least how you go about charging them all up. The move by UPS to EVs goes back a few years and, according to the company, was prompted by risk mitigation and a need to address London’s poor air quality. But in order […]