Parcel carrier Yodel has reduced its carbon emissions by 25% after investing £17m in its fleet and technology. The strategy has seen it ensure all its vehicles are no more than three years old, making them compliant with Low Emissions Zone (LEZ), Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) and Clean Air Zone (CAZ) requirements. The business has also cut emissions by using Microlise technology to monitor data on its fleet’s speed and location and to monitor road traffic levels. Yodel’s drivers […]
Robust testing among hauliers of software to avoid long queues and checks at the border before the end of the Brexit transition period is looking increasingly remote, freight groups have warned.
Netherlands-based pooling giant IPP and logistics expert Global Tracks have joined forces to harvest data from the recovery, recycling and repatriation of wooden pallets. The trial partnership aims to digitalise existing business processes to gain greater insight into how Global Tracks’ Internet of Things (IoT) expertise can be deployed in the IPP pool, and to leverage the extensive data provided every time a pallet is used. Data flows are digitalised, giving insight into asset damage, usage and loss, making it […]
Operators face queues of 7,000 trucks in Kent and a two-day wait to reach border, leaked post-Brexit report warns
A leaked government document warns that lack of haulier preparations for Brexit could create major delays on routes to the UK’s channel ports with HGV drivers waiting two days to reach the front of queues of up to 7,000 trucks – whether there is a trade deal with the EU or not.