European Soft Drinks Industry Joins The “Close The Glass Loop” To Optimize Glass Packaging Circular Economy.
UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe – representing the European soft drinks industry (1) – joins “Close the Glass Loop” – the major industry stewardship programme for glass packaging (2) initiated by FEVE – EU Federation of the container glass. The platform has the objective to achieve a post-consumer glass container collection target of 90%, and to […]
IPP Signs Deal Not To Be Sneezed At Coventry Firm Signs Sole UK Supply Distribution Deal With Leicester Tissue Company.
A Midlands tissue firm with customers in more than 27 countries has signed a sole supply deal with one of Europe’s leading poolers of sustainable wooden pallets, to deliver its products into UK supermarkets and High Street stores. Leicester Tissue Company (LTC) turned to Coventry-based IPP to deliver more than 170,000 pallets a year into […]
Gasrec’s tanker deliveries are now being made by the latest generation natural gas-powered trucks. Reynolds Logistics has put two new ADR specified Volvo FM LNG (liquefied natural gas) 6×2 tractor units into operation, working exclusively on its Gasrec contract. Replacing two dual-fuel Volvo trucks, the new vehicles will deliver to Gasrec sites around the country […]
Müller has secured a long term partnership with Biffa, which allows the dairy company to meet increased demand for packaging made from recycled materials. With demand for food grade recycled High Density Polyethylene (rHDPE) currently outstripping supply, the agreement will see Biffa continue to supply the recycled material that is used to make the dairy […]
The 2020 CV Show to be the venue for the UK public launch of the IVECO S-WAY, the award winning 100% connected, driver-centric long-haul truck. IVECO will use the 2020 Commercial Vehicle show in Birmingham as the venue for the launch of its much anticipated new IVECO S-WAY truck, the first vehicle in the new […]
Road Transport Failing To React To Rising Pressure For Increased Environmental Responsibility According To Paragon Survey.
Three quarters (75%) of transport planning professionals have seen increasing pressure on their logistics operations to reduce environmental impact in the last 12 months, yet two thirds (66%) believe that much more needs to be done to keep pace with public pressure for action. These were just some of the key results from the Paragon […]
Very-Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) prices have risen to USD 710 per metric tonne in Singapore on 2 January 2020, a price increase of 30%, when compared to 2 December 2019. The newly implemented IMO2020 Sulphur Cap marks a milestone for the industry and is likely to affect profitability for many shipowners and operators. A […]
FTA has today (30 December 2019) launched its 2019 Logistics Emissions Review, which includes the latest results of the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS), a voluntary group which seeks to improve the environmental performance of the logistics industry. During the past year, LERS members achieved an impressive 4% reduction in their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions […]
The global maritime transport industry has submitted a proposal to form the world’s first collaborative shipping R&D programme to help eliminate CO2 emissions from international shipping. The proposal includes core funding from shipping companies across the world of about USD 5 billion over a 10-year period. Highlights of the proposal: · A new non-governmental Research […]
Demonstrating the company’s commitment to reducing its environmental impact, Wincanton is operating an all-electric Daimler Trucks FUSO eCanter as part of its work with sportswear giant adidas. The 7.5 tonne vehicle is based at the Wincanton-operated adidas distribution centre in Trafford Park, Manchester. It is used to make regular deliveries throughout the city and surrounding […]