Müller Secures Long Term Partnership With Biffa To Drive Down Plastic Use.

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 […]

UK Ratifies e-CMR Protocol.

The UK ratifies the e-CMR protocol, allowing national and international transports from and to the United Kingdom to be done with digital consignment notes. Signing the e-CMR protocol has been on the agenda in the UK for quite some time. After a successful international pilot project with the e-CMR platform TransFollow, the West Yorkshire based […]

TPN Driver Is Praised For Heroism After Protecting An Elderly Customer.

A driver for TPN Member Pallet Network Anglia has been praised by a customer’s family after he rang an ambulance and stayed for two hours sheltering an old lady from the pouring rain. Driver Wayne Betts was delivering a tree to a bungalow in Dersingham, Kings Lynn, last week, when the 86 year old recipient […]

Retirement Is A ‘Dirty’ Word.

At the tender age of 74, retirement remains a dirty word for truck cleaner Laudrick ‘Lash’ Lashley, who not only polishes off up to 60 vehicles a week but still cycles 14 miles a day across London to get to work. Former van driver Lash, as he is known to his work colleagues, has no […]

LERS Launches Guide To Help Road Operators Save Fuel Costs And Reduce Emissions.

FTA’s Logistics Emission Reduction Scheme (LERS) has today (18 October 2019) launched a free guide to help all road operators, from owner-operators upwards, to reduce their use of diesel. The guide, available on LERS’ website, provides readers with advice taken from industry leading companies on how to save money and lower emissions by reducing fuel […]

IPP Launches Trial With Uber Freight To Cut ‘Empty Running’.

The brand-new freight division of digital platform Uber has turned to one of Europe’s leading poolers of sustainable wooden pallets to help it cut empty running on its newly-established routes. After expanding to Europe in March, Uber Freight has teamed up with IPP on a trial basis which, if successful, could be rolled out across […]

Smaller E-Retail Businesses Should Emulate Larger Ones – But Sooner!

By Alex Mills, Sales & Marketing Director, ProSKU If you’re running a growing e-retail businesses your main priority is to market your products, win customers and satisfy their orders. So until order volumes hit a certain point you probably don’t need to worry about a great deal else, except of course your bank overdraft! And […]

DfT Data Reveals 2.6% Year-On-Year Jump In Serious Injuries On Britain’s Roads.

Department for Transport figures published today show that the overall number of casualties on Britain’s roads fell in 2018, as did the number of deaths. However the data reveals a 2.6% rise in serious injuries. The figures show that the overall number of casualties fell by 6% in 2018 to 160,378. The figure represents the […]