Thursday 21st Jun 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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UPS invests $130m in natural gas trucks

UPS is to build an additional five compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling stations and add more than 700 new CNG vehicles including 400 semi-tractors and 330 terminal trucks to its fleet.

Mars tackles vanilla crisis

Mars has sent a team of associates to the Madagascar, the world’s biggest exporter of vanilla, to support vanilla farmers in restoring vanilla production, increasing food security for farmers and preserving the landscape in collaboration with Danone, Veolia and fragrance company Firmenich.

Quorn to remove black plastic from packaging

Vegetarian meat substitute manufacturer is to remove over 297 tonnes of black packaging from its supply chain before July 2018 to achieve its goal of being a leader in sustainable nutrition with 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025.

London ULEZ extension threatens SMEs

Plans to extend London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone to the whole of Greater London for lorries in 2020 and inner London for vans in 2021 have been greeted with dismay by the Freight Transport Association, which warned that small businesses would be particularly hard hit.

DHL adds solar power to trucks

DHL has developed thin film solar mats TRAiLAR, which are fitted to vehicle roofs and connected the vehicle’s battery or additional on-board batteries. The solar energy generated reduced overall fuel consumption by helping to power different on-board activities such as tail lifts.

FTA joins London EV taskforce

London mayor Sadiq Khan has assembled an electric vehicle infrastructure taskforce to increase electric vehicle charging infrastructure in London and the FTA is first in line to offer support.