Mars has partnered up with DHL in a logistics operation involving the construction of two warehousing facilities and the aim of removing one million miles from the roads. The £350m investment in the new sites in the Midlands and East London were being designed with sustainability in mind and would reduce Mars’ outbound logistics carbon footprint in the UK by 7.7%. Mars added that the warehouses will be partially solar powered and that the entire logistics operation would remove one […]
An operator that received a £550 fine after his driver breached the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) said the preferred route would have added 30 miles to his journey and increased carbon emissions.
John Harvey recalls Tibbett & Britten’s (T&B) time in the car industry as a “great adventure”; he does not regret moving into the sector, but wishes T&B had exited sooner as he tells Justin Stanton. Ultimately, the Ford contract forced Harvey to announce T&B’s first profit warning just two days after announcing the annual results in 1995, where the outlook had been bright. “The analysts asked: ‘how deep’s the hole?’ and I said: ‘I have no idea.’ That spooked everybody. Again […]