Hauliers and logistic operators are increasingly using the M6toll as their route of choice through the West Midlands region, with exclusive new data showing a surge in HGV traffic volumes on the road during the past three years.
Driven by the same mission to decarbonise professional mobility, Renault Trucks has joined forces with Kleuster, a Lyon-based electric cargo bike manufacturer, to accelerate the production and distribution of the Freegônes e-cargo bikes.
Cambridgeshire-based Knowles Transport has today announced that it has acquired a 100 per cent shareholding in fellow 3PL warehousing & distribution provider Masters Logistical.
Waste recycling specialist Recycling Lives has begun zero tailpipe emissions skips services with the UK’s first 100% electric skip transporter truck, one of two Renault Trucks E-Tech D18 Wides to be based at its 15-acre Recycling Park in Preston.
The era of battery-electric powered long-distance transport draws closer with Mercedes-Benz unveiling their eActros LongHaul ‘concept prototype’ at the IAA Transportation 2022 exhibition in Hanover.
IKEA is a large transport buyer with more than two million shipments worldwide per year. To reach its strategic climate goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions for product transport by -70% per shipment*, electrification of heavy-duty vehicles is critical. Electrification of transport is one of the solutions to address the root cause of climate change.
The cover of the July edition of LM, for the annual State of Logistics edition, featured the headline “Out of Sync.” And, to be honest, that headline makes plenty of sense for all kinds of reasons, make no mistake. The word count for this column is not long enough to touch upon the myriad issues and challenges that we have all seen, as it relates to supply chain, logistics, and freight transportation challenges, going back to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, of course. But maybe that is OK, as we have all lived through these many challenges.
When people think about cameras in logistics parks, they think about pure-play security applications. But what if you could also use video to boost your efficiency, productivity, and even health and safety?
When every second counts: cargo-partner mastered numerous time-critical transport challenges in 2022
Emergency solutions by air freight and road transport are among the international transport and logistics provider’s specialties. In the past several months, cargo-partner has had various opportunities to prove its expertise in finding the fastest possible solutions – whether it’s by air freight, truck, express van or helicopter.
Webfleet has partnered with Muses, a new eOEM, based near Paris, that produces a range of electric vehicles designed to transport goods in urban areas.
Shippit says the acquisition showcases its commitment to the burgeoning Southeast Asian eCommerce market. Shippit reports its Co-founder and Co-CEO, will relocate to Singapore, where he will oversee a team of 50 including localised R&D and back-office teams.
Road transport is the most prioritized area to reduce CO2 emissions, according to leading e-commerce and manufacturing companies in Europe. A new report carried out by Ipsos and Volvo Trucks shows that companies are willing to pay more for transport suppliers with lower CO2 emissions.
Carrier Transicold demonstrates new vector concept with hydrogen integration for road transport refrigeration at IAA Transportation Show
In another demonstration of its commitment to electric and sustainable temperature-controlled transport solutions, Carrier Transicold unveiled its first trailer concept powered by a dedicated hydrogen fuel cell at IAA Transportation 2022. The fuel cell system was specifically developed to integrate within the chassis of the Vector® transport refrigeration unit (TRU). The system delivers zero direct emissions without a reduction in performance or refrigeration capacity. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.
With another negative United States Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reading, for the second quarter, at -0.9, following the first quarter’s -1.6 reading, it begs the question of: is the U.S. economy is in a recession?
For the past nine months, I have been doing a lot of webcasts and presentations talking to C-Level executives about their supply chain issues. When I highlight the fact that, for most companies, their supply chain activities consume anywhere from 12%-to-20% of their sales dollar, many executives are surprised. They have never viewed their supply chain as representing that large a portion of their company’s sales.
Supply chains have been stretched beyond their limits as shippers work hard to ensure inventories are received on time. However, this past year, carriers have struggled to provide the needed capacity due to unprecedented demand and rising costs in their networks.