Carbon emissions generated by online shopping are more than a third lower than those produced by visiting bricks and mortar stores, according to latest research. A report produced by property developer Prologis found e-commerce brings clear sustainability benefits and the use of last mile logistics facilities could dramatically reduce transport-related carbon emissions. Home deliveries have rocketed during the pandemic, but they have also led to concerns that they are not as environmentally friendly as many believe, with high return rates […]
Logistics firm Wincanton has sealed a deal to deliver Wickes Showroom kitchen and bathroom products across the South West of England, Midlands and part of Wales.
Clipper Logistics delivered record revenues of more than £500m last year, boosted by a strong e-fulfilment performance and some “value-enhancing” acquisitions.
A £19.3bn plan to install overhead charging cables for electric lorries on the slow lanes of the UK’s motorways, which could help the UK meet its 200 zero carbon emissions target, has been published this week. If the plans get government approval a £80m pilot programme could to be rolled out along 40 miles of the M180 between the A156 and the M18 in South Yorkshire. The site has been earmarked because of its high levels of HGV traffic from […]