Sunday 19th May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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B licences to operate alternative fuel vans

Drivers who hold category B licences will be able to operate alternatively fuelled vans up to 4.25 tonnes gross, but they will need to complete a minimum of five hours of extra training, under plans from the Department for Transport.

XPO releases first sustainability report

XPO Logistics has released its first annual report on sustainability initiatives which sets out initiatives in North America and Europe in areas, such as safety, engagement, workplace inclusion and environmental protection. XPO intends to use its inaugural report as a baseline for future presentations.

Sustainability is key for customer retention, says Doddle

43 per cent of UK shoppers say they are now more likely to shop with a rival retailer if they offer a greater range of sustainable delivery options but only 6 per cent always collect their shopping instead of having it delivered, research conducted by YouGov on behalf of Doddle has found.

Top supply chain risks for 2019

BSI has found the top supply chain  risks for 2019 to be the revision of the Minimum Security Criteria under the US Border Protection’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT), supply chain growth in Africa, mass migration, political shifts and cyber security issues, it says in its “Supply Chain Risk Insights Report”.

Operation Stack lorry park gets go ahead

Government should ban diesel HGV sales by 2040

The government should ban sales of diesel HGVs by 2040 at the latest as part of a plan to make the road and rail freight industry carbon-free by 2050, according to the National Infrastructure Commission.