A new category for vans powered by clean alternative fuels – Clean Fleet Van of the Year – has been introduced by the Motor Transport Awards. While only 1% of the 311,000 vans under 3.5 tonnes sold last year were electric, there is a growing appetite among fleet operators for low emissions vehicles and this new award is for the clean van below 7.5 tonnes GVW that is leading the way from drawing board to volume sales. It can be powered […]
London haulier ELB Partners has hit out at the government for “moving the goalposts” on plans to phase out diesel engines.
DIY retailer B&Q is to install a biomethane gas filling station at its Swindon DC to support the operations of 50 dual-fuel trucks the firm introduced at the site in December.
APC Overnight APC Overnight claims to operate the largest next day parcel network in the UK, with more than 120 regional depots supported by two central processing hubs. The Essington, Wolverhampton company is a cooperative with shareholding members made up from the courier companies. APC says that its cooperative approach enables it to set industry standards in customer care. The judges were impressed that APC presented independent research carried out by the Triangle Consultancy which had investigated customer loyalty among 14 […]