CEVA Logistics is using its Urban Distribution Hub at Dartford, Kent to undertake an electric vehicle trial for lorries delivering into central London. It has also become the first partner in Tevva’s ‘electrify’ initiative, which aims to support companies to research electric vehicle technology for the supply chain. Using real-world operational data, it aims to offer practical solutions for companies looking to use electric vehicles in their fleets. CEVA said the introduction of electric trucks into its fleet is a […]
Central England Co-op is using eight fully electric Mercedes-Benz vans as part of a trial of delivery services on routes in Norfolk, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Birmingham and Derby.
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]
Tevva increases production of electric commercial vehicle after “100% positive” reviews at Freight in the City
Tevva is ramping up series production of its 12-tonne electric commercial vehicle after being boosted by “universally positive” feedback at last month’s Freight in the City (FiTC).