The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) is calling on government to suspend fuel duty for the logistics industry to protect hauliers from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and secure the supply chain. The APN, which represents the UK’s eight pallet networks, is also calling on the RHA and FTA to join forces with it to lobby the Treasury for the derogation. Explained APN chairman Paul Sanders: “The majority of UK haulage operations are small or SME businesses. “Their business […]
Pallet networks have so far failed to heed a call by Palletline to join it in reducing maximum pallet weights on tail-lift deliveries – though a number of them say they are considering the issue.
Bibby Distribution has, due to significant investment in its fleet and driver training in 2012, reduced its total diesel consumption by 2%.
A new law requiring truck manufacturers to measure and publish the CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of new lorries has been given the green light by MEPs.