zero emissions

Oxford Zero Emission Zone, a tax on vital commercial vehicles

Plans for a Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) in Oxford, published today (7 January 2020), are effectively a tax on trucks and vans in areas of the city, according to FTA. The business organisation, which speaks on behalf of the logistics sector, is calling for Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council to reconsider their strategy until zero-emission commercial vehicles become a viable alternative for local businesses. Rebecca Kite, Environment Policy

Thorough Examination

CFTS strengthens technical support

CFTS, the body behind a national standard for the Thorough Examination of lift trucks, has appointed a new Technical Manager, Adrian White. From his base in York, Adrian, an experienced engineer with more than 25 years’ experience, will support CFTS’ growing number of accredited companies in the North of England, Scotland and Ireland. After beginning his career working in automotive, Adrian soon found his place working in the materials handling

TAPA outline new plans for parking programme to combat cargo crime

Plans for a new programme to increase the number of secure parking locations for trucks and their drivers have been presented to the European Commission in Brussels by the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) in its latest initiative to minimise losses from supply chains in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region. Addressing LANDSEC, the Commission’s expert group on land transport security, TAPA outlined its plan to launch a

Thermo King introduces new V-200s Series of compact and powerful refrigeration units for small delivery vans and trucks

Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, introduces the V-200s series of refrigeration units; the newest addition to the non-diesel, vehicle-powered range provides efficient and environmentally friendly transport refrigeration for small delivery vans and trucks. Thermo King V-200s series of vehicle-powered refrigeration systems offers the high performance and efficiency of the proven V-200 MAX series in