Parcel delivery company Evri is trialling two electric HGVs this month as it moves to reduce emissions in the first and middle mile of a parcel’s journey. The two Volvo FM electric trucks join the existing fleet, which includes 190 bio-CNG tractor units, 44 vehicles running on hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), 168 electric vans and […]
The critical shortage of HGV drivers could tempt operators to engage and retain staff who fail to live up to basic standards, according to the traffic commissioners.
Macfarlane Packaging has added five new electric vehicles (EVs) to its commercial delivery fleet as part of the group’s wider investment in its carbon reduction strategy. The move sees Fraikin supply one 16-tonne EV articulated truck and four 3.5-tonne EV Luton vans to Macfarlane Packaging, which is a subsidiary of MacFarlane Group. The new vehicles […]
Logistics UK is calling for urgent action to prevent a decline in the number of HGV maintenance apprenticeships, following the government’s funding review for apprenticeships. Jonas Keat, Logistics UK policy advisor, said the association was ” disappointed” at the small increase in funding for the Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance apprenticeship, and warned this could […]