European operators with less than 20 vehicles see limited benefits in reducing their carbon emissions and lack the basic capabilities to address the issue, according to a new report by online transport platform provider Transporeon. In an extensive survey of 800 small- and medium-sized European carriers, researchers found that although heavy-duty vehicles are responsible for around 20% of all transport-related GHG emissions, hauliers are not sufficiently engaged with the topic and that the potential for cutting emissions is not being […]
The European Commission (EC) believes “substantial remedies are needed” before the proposed takeover of TNT Express by UPS can be cleared. In a merger review speech made on Friday (2 November), Joaquín Almunia, EC vice-president responsible for competition, said that “serious competition concerns would arise” if it went ahead without revisions. Last month the EC revealed that approval would only come if the resulting company would be challenged enough by other parcel firms. TNT Express and UPS have since received […]
Asda is installing six bio-LNG distribution stations to refuel trucks on its sites, marking a significant acceleration in the development of its UK biomethane activity.
UK fuel distributor Greenergy Flexigrid broke the mould when it brought its haulage operation in-house and established a new ownership model for drivers. It also drove the company’s award-winning approach to safety.