Hermes has added seven more gas-powered Iveco tractor units to its 400-strong HGV fleet. The latest batch of 400hp Stralis NP 4x2s will boost the parcel carrier’s all-Iveco compressed natural gas (CNG) HGV tally to 90. Gas trucks were chosen based on their green credentials, low fuel costs and driver acceptability, said Hermes, with a favourable total cost of ownership compared with diesel. In addition, the company said the quiet running of the vehicles was an added bonus for operating […]
Distiller Glenfiddich has taken delivery of three 4×2 gas powered Iveco Stralis NP 460 trucks, which will be powered by biofuel made from the company’s whisky by-products.
An HMRC investigation into Hermes’ use of self-employed couriers could have implications for the entire parcels sector, according to an industry expert.