Category: Fuel and Emissions

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Business Deals and Partnerships

What’s on the road ahead for Couriers TV?

It’s September. The kids have gone back to school and the weather has changed. Autumn is definitely underway. This new season brings new opportunities for couriers, and especially for visitors of Couriers TV.

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Ford Electric Van making deliveries at The City of Londons Billingsgate Market
Business Deals and Partnerships

Sustainable Deliveries From London’s Historic Billingsgate Market Help Cut Carbon Emissions in the Capital

• Forty traders at Billingsgate Market, in London, are taking part in a sustainable deliveries pilot – a partnership between the City of London Corporation, DHL Supply Chain and Ford Pro

• To date, the pilot has resulted in an estimated 37 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions from deliveries with 949 fewer vehicle journeys on central London’s congested roads, helping reduce air pollution

• Traders at the historic fish market save time and money by pooling deliveries using a shared fleet of Ford Pro connected vehicles, including an all-electric Ford E-Transit

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Finance

Fuel Tax Cut Vital To Remove Inflationary Pressures On Delivery Costs, Says Logistics UK

As the inflationary pressures on business costs continue to soar, Logistics UK has called on Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi MP to take decisive action to protect the nation’s supply chain and prevent price rises in all sectors with the immediate introduction of a 6p per litre reduction in fuel duty. Kate Jennings, Logistics UK’s Policy Director, explains that the use of fuel is key in the delivery of goods across the UK’s economy, and the knock-on effect of sustained prices will be increased costs for consumers and businesses:

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Volta Truck driving on snow during winter test trials
Commercial Vehicles

Volta Trucks concludes its demanding winter testing programme.

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has concluded its demanding winter testing programme, undertaken by the Arctic Circle in northern Sweden. The cold weather testing programme was part of a rigorous regime of vehicle tests designed to ensure that the full-electric Volta Zero will deliver the highest levels of quality, reliability, and durability when series production of customer specification vehicles starts later this year.

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roadsign with pound signs and a fuel pump logo
Fuel and Emissions

Checking the pulse of your organisation’s fuel

You are probably already feeling the squeeze in your business every time you fill up at the pump. Fuel prices and energy bills were already high due to the uncertain recovery from Covid-19 lockdowns. Now there are rising oil prices due to the war in Ukraine.

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Volta Trucks Zero Electric Truck
Fuel and Emissions

News: Volta Trucks, The Crown Estate and Clipper Logistics partner to decarbonise Central London retail distribution.

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has partnered with The Crown Estate, one of the West End of London’s largest property owners, and Clipper Logistics, its distribution provider, to decarbonise and consolidate deliveries into London’s world-famous Regent Street retailers, improving air quality and congestion in the city centre.

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