Nearly three-quarters of fleet operators (72%) would exit a contract if urban regulations became too costly to absorb, according to new research revealed in the ‘Asset Alliance Group Industry Monitor 2021’ This figure is up from 57% answering the same survey in 2019, perhaps reflecting the increasing burden that expanding city rules are having on operators. The past few years has seen a raft of city-centric legislation emerging, driven by a desire to make urban areas cleaner, safer environments for […]
Hermes has slashed its CO2 output by 6% in the past year, with the business achieving savings of 18.4% since 2008. The parcels firm has set itself a target of a 20% reduction by 2015. The reductions are part of a strategy implemented by German parent Otto Group, which requires a 50% reduction across the entire business by 2020. In the past 12 months, Hermes has adopted automated transmission across all tractor units within its trunking operation, which has improved […]
Anders Nielsen took over as CEO of MAN Truck & Bus in September 2012, after 25 years at Scania, like MAN part of the Volkswagen group. There the Swede rose from managing gearbox production to a place on the board responsible for production and logistics.
London Gateway’s Logistics Park is fast-tracking the delivery of a speculative 146,000 sq ft green warehouse facility to meet surging demand for premium warehousing space in the south east of England.