Kitchen supplier Howdens said a vital ingredient for its sustainability strategy is hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), which it is now using extensively across its logistics fleet. It is also piloting electric trucks and is introducing six bio-liquid natural gas vehicles at its Raunds and Portbury sites, which work similarly to diesel vehicles but with an 80% reduction in CO2. MT Awards shortlisted Howdens said it is committed to buying 350,000 litres of HVO before the end of 2022, with plans […]
Hermes is piloting a service in London involving ‘pedestrian couriers’ unloading parcels from Ford vans, which it said reduces vehicle emissions for final mile deliveries.
Stobart Group saw turnover in its core transport and distribution division climb in the first half of its financial year despite “considerable demand volatility”, although profit was flat.
Wayne Allen (pictured), northern compliance manager with Galaxy Insulation and Dry Lining, said he had changed the mindset of drivers and operational staff who originally claimed the firm didn’t need FORS accreditation.