Suttons Tankers is continuing its winning streak, landing a contract with Ryse Hydrogen just weeks after signing deals with William Grant and Sons, Grace Overseas and GreenChem. The exclusive three-year deal sees Suttons transporting bulk hydrogen gas from the North West to the capital for Transport for London. The hydrogen will be used to fuel TfL’s 20-strong fleet of new hydrogen fuelled buses. Ryse said Suttons’ national network of sites, high service levels and its engineering and technical support were […]
Hermes has slashed its CO2 output by 6% in the past year, with the business achieving savings of 18.4% since 2008. The parcels firm has set itself a target of a 20% reduction by 2015. The reductions are part of a strategy implemented by German parent Otto Group, which requires a 50% reduction across the entire business by 2020. In the past 12 months, Hermes has adopted automated transmission across all tractor units within its trunking operation, which has improved […]
Biofuels are not a cost-effective means of reducing emissions from road transport and pose significant sustainability problems, a new study from independent think-tank Chatham House has suggested.
Operators interested in trialling alternative fuel vehicles on their urban delivery fleets should head along to next week’s LoCITY roadshow, taking place on 20 November at CEME Innovation Centre, Rainham, Essex.