Sustainable Fleet

Nestlé begins electric shunter trial at York site

 
Confectionary manufacturer Nestlé UK & Ireland has launched a trial of an electric shunter at its York site as part of plans to eventually replace the diesel shunters across its UK depots and reduce its […]

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EV Cargo publishes inaugural sustainability report

 
Global freight forwarding, supply chain services and technology company EV Cargo ramped up its efforts to become more sustainable during 2021, according to its inaugural sustainability report, published this week. During the year the company […]…

First Hydrogen hires EDAG to design mass produced zero-emission vans

 
First Hydrogen has selected EDAG Group (EDAG) as its design partner for its next generation of hydrogen fuel cell vans (FCEVs). The German design and engineering company, which specialises in concept cars, prototypes and top […]

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Martin Brower boosts fleet with 24 Carrier Transicold Vector eCool trailers

 
Logistics service provider Martin Brower is adding 24 Carrier Transicold’s Vector eCool refrigerated trailer units to its fleet. The company, which is a global supply chain provider for restaurant chains worldwide, will operate the new […]

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Mercedes Benz, Maxus, Toyota and Volkswagen see fall in e-van sales, research reveals

 
Some manufacturers have seen falling electric van sales in the year to November 2022, despite plummeting diesel van sales, according to the latest research from New AutoMotive. According to data from the company’s latest Electric […]

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Hanson UK swoops for Mick George Group

 
Hanson UK is set to buy construction haulier Mick George Group as it looks to cut carbon emissions by boosting its recycling activites. The Mick George Group, which operates from East Anglia and the East […]

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Transport for the North launches ambitious freight and logistics strategy

 
The freight and logistics sector could be worth more than £30bn to the North of England’s economy and employ more than 500,000 people by 2050, according to a report published today by Transport for the […]

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DHL Parcel UK ramps up net zero journey with delivery of Volvo electric trucks and LNG tractors

 
DHL Parcel UK is moving one step closer to its net zero logistics target with the delivery of six fully electric 16-tonne Volvo trucks and 30 LNG Volvo tractor units. The Volvo electric 16 tonners […]

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Tesco and suppliers join up deliveries to cut Christmas emissions

 
Tesco’s distribution team is partnering with 15 of its major suppliers to cut the number of trucks on the road this Christmas. The trial has delivered savings of over 400,000 road miles per year – […]

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Hived inks deal with Asos for sustainable deliveries across Greater London

 
Delivery start-up Hived has sealed a partnership deal with fashion retailer Asos to fulfil its same-day delivery orders in Greater London. The delivery company, which was launched in 2021, operates an electric fleet of vans, […]

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James Hall & Co takes delivery of first electric refrigerated trailer

 
James Hall & Co’s transport and logistics department has taken delivery of the company’s first fully electric refrigerated trailer as part of plans to cut emissions and beat the demands of the increasing number of […]

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