The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, launched by TfL, has reached its tenth year and milestone having started as a new scheme with a small group of member operators to a nationwide scheme that represents the full spectrum of the transport operating industry with 5,000 members.
Modern slavery risks will increase if states don’t prepare supply chain workers to adapt to competition from robot manufacturing, according to Verisk Maplecroft, the global risk analytics, research and strategic forecasting company.
Ocado is to take 29 Iveco Stralis NP tractor units, which the manufacturer reckons is the largest UK order for single-fuel gas-powered trucks of any manufacturer to-date.
The Freight Transport Association has agreed to support the government’s short-term target of reducing carbon emissions from HGVs by 15 per cent by 2025 against 2015 figures by adopting the target into its existing Logistics Emission Reduction Scheme and adding to its initial target of 7 per cent.
International logistics company Arcese has introduced a 6.5-tonne IVECO Daily Natural Power chassis cab light commercial vehicle powered by compressed natural gas into its UK fleet, enabling it to make unrestricted deliveries in central London and reduce its environmental impact.