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Logistics UK launches search for Transport Manager of the Year

On 20th May 2022

Logistics UK has launched the search for its first Transport Manager of the Year; a new competition aimed at celebrating the very best transport managers in industry.   James Firth, Logistics UK’s Head of Road Freight Regulation Policy, comments: “We are thrilled to be launching this brand-new event to provide... Read more »

Logistics UK has launched the search for its first Transport Manager of the Year; a new competition aimed at celebrating the very best transport managers in industry.   James Firth, Logistics UK’s Hea...

Hultsteins present diesel price hike solutions for cool operators at Road Transport Expo 2022

On 20th May 2022

Hultsteins, the Swedish and UK refrigeration systems manufacturer, are exhibiting their EcoFridge, hydraulic ‘diesel-free’ refrigeration unit and new Ecogen electric system at Road Transport Expo 2022. The company presents a range of sustainable equipment solutions for the challenges facing cold operators: general operating costs, emission control and the recent red... Read more »

Hultsteins, the Swedish and UK refrigeration systems manufacturer, are exhibiting their EcoFridge, hydraulic ‘diesel-free’ refrigeration unit and new Ecogen electric system at Road Transport Expo 2022...

Whistl announce £12million fleet investment

On 20th May 2022

Whistl, the UK’s leading logistics specialists in e-fulfilment, mail and parcels has commenced a £12m investment fleet expansion and renewal programme.  Over twelve months the company will update its fleet with Euro VI compliant: I7 Peugeot Boxer 435 Vans; 26 18t and 17 26t ridged trucks; and 126 Renault T-Range... Read more »

Whistl, the UK’s leading logistics specialists in e-fulfilment, mail and parcels has commenced a £12m investment fleet expansion and renewal programme.  Over twelve months the company will update its...

Yodel partners with Certas Energy to roll out HVO as its diesel alternative to fuel shunters

On 20th May 2022

UK independent parcel carrier, Yodel, has today announced that it is partnering with Certas Energy to roll out the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), a cleaner alternative to diesel, to fuel its shunter fleets at its Shaw, Wednesbury and Hatfield sorting centres. HVO is a drop-in diesel alternative manufactured... Read more »

UK independent parcel carrier, Yodel, has today announced that it is partnering with Certas Energy to roll out the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), a cleaner alternative to diesel, to fuel its...

Logistics UK reacts to civil service recruitment freeze

On 20th May 2022

The Prime Minister’s proposed civil service recruitment freeze could see the UK’s HGV driver shortage escalate if staff managing the backlog of driver testing cannot be recruited, according to Logistics UK. The leading business group is also warning that road safety could be compromised if planned resourcing for heavy vehicle... Read more »

The Prime Minister’s proposed civil service recruitment freeze could see the UK’s HGV driver shortage escalate if staff managing the backlog of driver testing cannot be recruited, according to Logisti...

Ministers and MPs join UK Cold Chain in House of Commons to celebrate industry’s heroic work in pandemic

On 19th May 2022

Representatives of the UK cold chain joined Ministers, MPs and Peers in the House of Commons on 10th May for a unique celebration of the cold chain’s work and achievements during the pandemic. The reception, hosted by Andrew Jones (MP for Harrogate & Knaresborough) on behalf of the Cold Chain... Read more »

Representatives of the UK cold chain joined Ministers, MPs and Peers in the House of Commons on 10th May for a unique celebration of the cold chain’s work and achievements during the pandemic. The rec...

James Hall & Co. Ltd expands its greener fleet with purchase of new Volvo tractor units

On 19th May 2022

James Hall & Co. Ltd has continued its drive away from fossil fuels with the addition of three new greener Volvo tractor units to its fleet. The new Volvo Euro 6 tractor units are the first equipped with an Ecodrive refrigeration system to be introduced to James Hall & Co.... Read more »

James Hall & Co. Ltd has continued its drive away from fossil fuels with the addition of three new greener Volvo tractor units to its fleet. The new Volvo Euro 6 tractor units are the first equipp...

First Hydrogen starts testing fuel cell vans

On 19th May 2022

First Hydrogen announces that its two fuel cell-powered light commercial demonstrator vehicles (LCV) are on schedule to commence operational testing next month. The MAN-based vans have been equipped with Ballard Power Systems’ (Ballard) fuel cells and are currently being built by AVL Powertrain UK. These two vehicles are expected to be road legal... Read more »

First Hydrogen announces that its two fuel cell-powered light commercial demonstrator vehicles (LCV) are on schedule to commence operational testing next month. The MAN-based vans have been equipped w...

Foxy Horseboxes harnesses the power of Van Sales UK

On 19th May 2022

Specialist equine vehicle manufacturer Foxy Horseboxes needs a stable supply of van chassis to build on – step forward independent supplier Van Sales UK. Director Hannah Gould explained: “We build vehicles to order, to our customers’ own design briefs – every one is different or personalised in some way. But... Read more »

Specialist equine vehicle manufacturer Foxy Horseboxes needs a stable supply of van chassis to build on – step forward independent supplier Van Sales UK. Director Hannah Gould explained: “We build veh...

Next Generation Conference Chair revealed for CILT’s 2022 Annual Conference

On 19th May 2022

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK – CILT(UK) – is delighted to announce Rebecca Hicks, South West General Manager for EV Cargo, as its inaugural Next Generation Conference Chair. For the first time in the Institute’s history, CILT(UK) carried out a search for a Next Generation... Read more »

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK – CILT(UK) – is delighted to announce Rebecca Hicks, South West General Manager for EV Cargo, as its inaugural Next Generation Conference C...