The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has created a roadmap for members to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. It said that if its ‘Green Compact’ is implemented to its full potential then the entire industry could be decarbonised “well before 2050”. The initiative has five pillars, including the implementation of low and zero carbon fuels; more efficient logistics with wider use of eco-trucks; shorter fleet renewal cycles and driver education and training. Umberto de Pretto, IRU secretary general, said: “Road […]
Electric HGV manufacturer Electra Commercial Vehicles has signed up to a battery monitoring service that provides vehicle owners with recommendations for extending the lifespan of their batteries.
A career in logistics, including becoming an HGV driver, is the solution to spiralling unemployment rates – but the DVSA needs to sort out the thousands of lost driving tests during lockdown, according to Logistics UK.
Government to enforce Operation Brock as Brexit contingency amid plans for 45 haulier advice centres
Logistics UK said hauliers should be reassured by the government’s contingency plans for any disruption on Kent roads in January, after it said it would introduce legislation to enforce Operation Brock.