John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has committed to a carbon-zero commercial vehicle fleet by 2045. To deliver reductions in CO2 emissions in the interim, it is working towards moving away from fossil fuels and aims to make the entire fleet fossil fuel-free by the early 2030s. The fleet currently includes 600 heavy trucks, 750 refrigerated trailers, 1,750 home delivery vans and light trucks, and 20 farm vehicles. JLP began trials of two Waitrose-branded, biomethane-fuelled Scania 4×2 tractors in 2016, followed by […]
Entries for this year’s Motor Transport Awards were safely delivered to Leicester by APC Overnight for judging this week.
For DPD to have won the Home Delivery Operator of the Year award for the fourth year running is no mean feat but according to the judges, DPD’s ‘X factor’ lay in its ability to communicate with customers, consumers and its supply chain and its commitment to use this to improve its services. DPD’s campaign to make its delivery service more personal, launched last year after feedback from customers and consumers, is a key example. Dubbed ‘tiny noticeable things’ the […]
The Motor Transport Awards are the most prestigious event in the road transport calendar. All the names and faces of the freight industry are gathered at Park Lane’s Grosvenor House this evening, hoping to win one of the 20 coveted awards up for grabs. Follow the exciting night right here on Motortransport.co.uk, as we bring you all the highlights from this year’s event. Just hit ‘refresh’ in your browser to see the very latest updates. [View the story “Motor Transport […]