Action was needed to address an increase in collision rates at Fowler Welch and improve the fleet’s fuel consumption. In response, the company turned its focus towards its people, its fleet and its technology. This led to an investment in both the size and scope of its driver development team; its replacement programme and procurement strategy; and an upgrade of its telematics. It chose to concentrate on three aspects of its business: environmental social responsibility; staying safe on the roads; […]
Parcel firm DPD is redefining the way it operates within an urban environment to ensure its fleet of 8,000 delivery vehicles reduce their impact on air quality, noise levels and road safety.
This year’s winner of the Haulier of the Year award was Wincanton, the UK’s largest logistics operator, which has seen a remarkable turnaround in performance after a difficult few years.
As cities globally seek to improve air quality, attention has turned to road transport and its role in eliminating harmful emissions. London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone and the planned roll-out of regional clean air zones in cities will see operators hit with strict regulations for mitigating the environmental impact of their fleets.