Route optimisation and decarbonisation specialist The Algorithm People (TAP) has appointed Stephen Kelly as non-executive chair, as the company gears up to go global. The company specialises in using advanced mathematics, AI and machine learning to service commercial and passenger fleets and final mile logistics via its product My Transport Planner. Kelly is the chair at Tech Nation, a growth platform for tech companies and entrepreneurs. He is also the former chief executive of leading firms Sage, Micro Focus and […]
As we know, the government plans to end the sale of petrol and diesel powered cars and vans by 2030. Provided the industry can produce enough electric vehicles by then, there seem to be few barriers to ensuring the date is met. It’s a different story where heavy trucks are concerned though and diesel powered vehicles are likely to still be keeping us supplied after 2030.
Biscuit and cake manufacturer United Biscuits has estimated it will save 450,000 truck miles and reduce carbon emissions by 618 tonnes a year after extending the number of longer semi-trailers it runs from 20 to 62.
Royal Mail and Amazon UK have both launched a recruitment drive for hundreds of temporary staff to assist with the increase in peak volumes expected this Christmas.