Wincanton has switched 85% of the logistics vehicle fleet serving Screwfix to Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), after a trial of the fuel “surpassed” expectations in cutting carbon emissions. Wincanton and the Screwfix Logistics Team launched a trial in 2022 involving 48 heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) operating from the Screwfix distribution centre in Lichfield, Staffordshire. Screwfix […]
The business and assets of HVO supplier Green Biofuels have been acquired by energy firm Certas after it collapsed into administration. The administrator, Ernst & Young (E&Y), added that the purchase also saved 28 jobs. The UK’s largest supplier of HVO fuel entered administration after investor BP Oil enforced its security and appointed E&Y following […]
Empty supermarket shelves are the picture of summer 2021. According to the Road Haulage Association, we’re short of 100,000 HGV drivers, but the truth is, the sector is an unappealing prospect for workers.
Biomethane supplier ReFuels said it was playing a fundamental role in helping haulage fleets cut CO2 emissions after it began building a new refuelling station in Doncaster. It said access to the Bio-CNG fuel by hauliers travelling to and from UK ports would be transformed by the construction of the station. It puts four of […]