Parcel delivery firm Hermes has placed an order for 168 fully electric Mercedes-Benz eSprinters following the successful trial of two of the vehicles from its Enfield depot. The order, which also also includes 132 diesel powered Sprinter 315 CDI variants will be supplied by Intercounty Truck & Van and Hermes has commissioned Pod Point UK to install charging points at its network of depots. Hermes said it plans to undertake all ParcelShop collections with electric vehicles “at the earliest opportunity”, […]
Transport minister Baroness Vere (pictured) has urged fleet operators to review their shift patterns to encourage and retain a more diverse workforce.
Washington-based Hawthorn Logistics has taken delivery of its first ever Carrier Transicold Vector HE 19 units, adding 10 multi-temperature and 10 single-temperature versions to its refrigerated trailer fleet, which is now 100% Carrier-cooled.
The mass adoption of “greener trucks” has taken a step closer, after European legislators moved to address the anachronistic rules currently limiting uptake.