The government has let down temperature-controlled hauliers by failing to deliver on its promise to help the industry transition to emission-free refrigerated trailers, the Cold Chain Federation (CCF) said this week. The accusation comes as the CCF publishes its report: The Journey Towards Emission Free Temperature-controlled Distribution on Road Vehicles this week. The CCF said that government promises for support to help the industry transition to net zero have yet to materialise. It warns that with 30,000 refrigerated trailers and […]
The fleet of electric commercial vehicles on British roads will jump by hundreds and perhaps thousands in the next two to five years as some of the biggest logistics companies put their faith in battery power, especially in the cities, in the wake of rapid improvements in range and payload, writes Selwyn Parker.
The directors of VMS Fleet management have formed a new conversion company in a bid to corner rising demand for refrigerated vehicles.
The logistics industry is calling for urgent action to prepare for a no-deal Brexit after the government confirmed this week that there will be trade barriers post-Brexit for both exports and imports.