Nordic parcels and mail firm Bring and Posten is trialling Volta Trucks’ electric HGV – the Volta Zero. This is the first pilot trial of the vehicle and will see it support Bring and Posten’s inner-city mail and parcel deliveries. The move marks another step forward for Volta which will shortly be launching in the UK. The zero emission 16-tonne Volta Zero is designed for inner-city freight deliveries and has an operating pure-electric range of between 150km and 200km. The […]
DPD has significantly scaled up its plans for operating electric vehicles (EV) by boosting its fleet numbers to 500 by the end of next year.
The Covid-19 pandemic is widely expected to give the government’s net zero carbon emissions strategy a big boost, and the new Commercial Motor Show virtual conference will take a look at the options for decarbonising heavy road transport.
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]