Asda has ordered the largest ever number of HGVs running on renewable fuels in the UK, with 202 Volvo FH LNG tractor units delivered in the run-up to Christmas. The supermarket wants to transition its 1,000-strong core fleet of tractor units over to gas by 2024 after its own trials showed it could cut CO2 emissions by more than 80%. The latest bumper order follows an initial delivery of two Volvo LNG trial vehicles in 2018 and then another 49 […]
NWF Group’s chief executive has praised the company for its “strong” performance in the face of Brexit, Covid-19 and a cyber-attack – despite a fall in both revenue and pre-tax profit.
The sale of Kuehne+Nagel Group’s contract logistics portfolio to XPO Logistics has been sealed after being unconditionally approved by the British Competition and Markets Authority.
Sainsbury’s is Britain’s third largest grocery retailer (behind Tesco and Asda), turning over nearly £23bn in the year to 19 March 2011 and making a pre-tax profit of £827mn. Despite buying 24 stores from the Co-op in 2009 in the north and Midlands, Sainsbury’s stronghold remains the south east of England, and if it is to challenge for top slot and fend off the threat of fourth placed supermarket Morrisons, it has to expand its footprint outside this most affluent […]