Volta Trucks, the Anglo-Swedish electric vehicle start up, has confirmed that its first customer of the full-electric Volta Zero is Drinks Cubed. The London-based sustainable drinks brand has signed a multi-million deal for the supply of a fleet of the large electric CVs up to 2023. The Zero uses biodegradable lightweight flax and resin composite body panels and can carry 8,600kgs in a load volume of 37.7 cubic metres, accommodating up to 16 500kg Euro pallets. Sukhi Sindhu, co-founder of […]
Wincanton has won a three year contract with Coca-Cola to run the confectioner’s warehouse in Lisburn, Northern Ireland.
Culina-owned contract packing services provider IPS has established a joint venture with Eddie Stobart Logistics to run a dedicated packing facility at Stobart’s Bardon, Leicestershire site, where it stores and distributes products for Nestlé.
As we know, the government plans to end the sale of petrol and diesel powered cars and vans by 2030. Provided the industry can produce enough electric vehicles by then, there seem to be few barriers to ensuring the date is met. It’s a different story where heavy trucks are concerned though and diesel powered vehicles are likely to still be keeping us supplied after 2030.