JLP John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has committed to a zero-carbon commercial vehicle fleet by 2045, with an interim target of fully fossil-free vehicles by the early 2030s.A plan spanning JLP’s 600 heavy trucks, 750 refrigerated trailers, 1,750 home delivery vans and light trucks and 20 farm vehicles has been developed. JLP began trials of two Waitrose-branded, biomethane-fuelled Scania 4×2 tractor units in 2016. The successful pilot scheme was followed by the introduction of a further 83 biomethane-fuelled vehicles between 2017 […]
London-based Sunswap has secured a £3m investment to help roll out its plans to power transport refrigeration units (TRUs) with solar panels and electric batteries, in a move which could radically cut the cold chain sector’s carbon emissions and fuel costs.
The shortlist for Apprenticeship of the Year, sponsored by Giti Tyre, at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards contains four exceptional apprenticeship programmes from Ford & Slater, Royal Mail Fleet, Ryder and Palletforce. The winner will be revealed at the Grosvenor House Hotel on the night of 4 July.
“You’re crippling us!” – logistics firm to cut jobs and relocate over extension to Low Emissions Zone
The MD of a major logistics specialist based near Heathrow has hit out at London mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to widen the Low Emissions Zone (LEZ), insisting it is crippling his business.