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MAN eTruck Continues to Gain Momentum

MAN eTruck Continues to Gain Momentum

Friedrich Baumann, Executive Board Member for Sales and Customer Solutions at MAN Truck & Bus at the IAA Commercial Vehicles pre-press conference on Tuesday in Frankfurt am Main said, “We are continuing to gain momentum when it comes to electromobility. Our eTruck is very well received by our customers. The start of sales has exceeded […]

Mercedes-Benz eActros 600 made UK debut at Road Transport Expo

Impressive Mercedes-Benz eActros 600 made it's UK debut at Road Transport Expo

Mercedes-Benz Trucks took centre stage at the opening of this year’s Road Transport Expo event, with the UK unveiling of its first long-haul electric truck. The eActros 600 tractor unit is specifically designed for long-distance distribution, with enough battery capacity to offer a range of 500 km1 on a single charge. With the ability to […]

Tech Investment Puts Pallet-Track on Road to Growth

Multi-Million Pound Tech Investment Puts Pallet-Track on Road to Growth

Pallet-Track is making a multi-million-pound investment in its technology to drive growth for its network and shareholder members. The Wolverhampton-based pallet network will launch a series of major updates to its IT systems and tracking technology throughout 2024. The investment will secure Pallet-Track’s position at the top of the market by increasing efficiency and future-proofing […]

New Bonded Warehouse Facilities Open in Immingham

New Bonded Warehouse facilities open in Immingham

Located one mile from Immingham Port, GWS (Global Warehousing & Storage) became a customs-bonded warehouse in April 2024. GWS has invested in partnerships, training, security, facilities and is now fully approved by HMRC and UKWA to handle bonded goods in the UK. The UK imported over £890 billion of goods in the last 12 months. 25% of […]

Ocean Freight Helps Polestar Reduce Emissions

Ocean Freight Helps Polestar Reduce Emissions

Polestar is taking the next steps in reducing its supply chain emissions by integrating renewable fuels on its ocean freight routes, which account for around 75% of Polestar’s total transportation emissions. Polestar is now also operating its Vehicle Processing Center (VPC) in Belgium on 100% renewable electricity. The VPC acts as a finishing and preparation […]

Self-driving Vehicles on Roads by 2026 After AV Act Passed

Self-driving Vehicles Could be on British Roads by 2026 After AV Act Passed

Announced in the King’s Speech, the AV Act enables advanced technology to safely drive vehicles on British roads. The new law passed on Monday (20th May 2024) puts Great Britain firmly at the forefront of self-driving technology regulation, unlocking the potential of an industry estimated to be worth up to £42 billion and creating 38,000 […]

20 Year Partnership Celebrated with Dual Livery Rollout

20 Year Partnership Celebrated with Dual Livery Rollout

Pallet-Track is marking 20 years in business by investing over £100,000 in dual liveries for network Shareholder Members.  As a pallet network, Pallet-Track have already helped to put 14 trailers on the road, with many more to come, in the new dual-branded livery, underlining our ongoing commitment to their members.  The objective of the design […]

First Electric Trucks Delivered As Part Of Electric Freightway

First Electric Trucks Delivered As Part Of Electric Freightway

The first fully electric Heavy Goods Vehicles (eHGVs) have been delivered under the Electric Freightway programme to A.F. Blakemore & Son, one of the UK’s largest privately owned family businesses operating across the retail and foodservice sectors. Electric Freightway is part of the Zero Emission HGV and Infrastructure Demonstrator Programme. Funded by the Department for […]

ABP’s ambitious plans for major hub at Port Talbot

Maritime Minister, Lord Davies, learns about ABP’s ambitious plans for Port Talbot

Associated British Ports (ABP) was delighted to welcome Maritime Minister, Lord Byron Davies, to ABP’s port at Port Talbot on Friday 5 April, for a site tour and to learn more about ABP’s ambitious plans to transform the port into a major hub for Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) and wider green energy developments. Graeme Power-Hosking, […]