Tuesday 21st May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Transgourmet food transport invests in Iveco methane trucks

European cash & carry and wholesale supplier Transgourmet has purchased five Allison transmission-equipped CNG-powered Iveco Stralis NP trucks to distribute food goods in and around the southern German city of Ulm as it aims to become more environmentally friendly. 

Ocado invests £3m in alternative fuels

Ocado has invested £3 million in an onsite natural gas refuelling station at its Hatfield Customer Fulfilment Centre which will reduce its HGV fleet CO2 emissions by 29 per cent annually.

Government must help industry cut emissions

The government must do more to help freight operators reduce their carbon emissions, the Freight Transport Association said in response to a National Infrastructure Commission report.

Porsche commissions fully electric truck

Porsche has commissioned a fully electric 32-tonne MAN eTGM truck to enhance its production logistics at its Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen site, saving over 30,000 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year.

Urban delivery project wins German government award

Dachser has won a German government award for an urban delivery project in Stuttgart, which, the company says, reduces CO2 emissions per shipment by 24 per cent, particulates emissions by 32 per cent, and nitrogen oxide emissions by 26 per cent.

Daimler to invest €20bn in battery cells

Daimler has set out plans to buy €20 billion of battery cells saying: “We are systematically pushing forward with the transformation into the electric future of our company.”

Nestlé creates packaging research institute

Nestlé has set up a packaging research institute to focus on the development of recyclable, biodegradable or compostable polymers, functional paper, as well as new packaging concepts and technologies to increase the recyclability of plastic packaging.