GREGORY DISTRIBUTION INSTALLS GASREC BIO-LNG FACILITY TO FUEL LATEST BATCH OF VOLVO GAS TRUCKS

Logistics business Gregory Distribution has continued its drive towards a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly operation by installing its first Bio-LNG (liquified natural gas) refuelling station. Last year, the company began a trial to test the suitability of Bio-LNG to replace diesel in its fleet of more than 1,000 trucks – initially running seven Volvo FH…


REED BOARDALL INSTALLS NEW BIO-LNG REFUELLING STATION AT ITS BOROUGHBRIDGE BASE

Frozen food distribution business Reed Boardall says the clear environmental benefits of running its heavy truck fleet on a renewable fuel was the key driver in opening its first Bio-LNG (liquified natural gas) refuelling station. Owned and operated by Gasrec, the fully scalable, skid-mounted station has been designed by LIQAL and installed at the firm’s…


GASREC INVESTS £1M IN MAJOR DIRFT UPGRADE TO MEET INCREASING DEMAND

Gasrec has completed a £1 million upgrade to its flagship refuelling facility at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT), to meet the growing demand of transport operators making the transition to Bio-LNG (liquified natural gas) and Bio-CNG (compressed natural gas). A team of engineers have installed new fuel dispensers, new supply lines and a…


BIOMETHANE DELIVERS SIGNIFICANT CO2 SAVINGS FOR ROAD TRANSPORT, REPORTS GOVERNMENT-FUNDED TRIAL

Renewable fuels provider Gasrec says results published yesterday following a £20m government funded programme to trial, develop and demonstrate low emission vehicles in the road transport sector have highlighted the significant environmental and financial benefits of gas over diesel, particularly in long-haul applications. The Low Emissions Freight Trial (LEFT) report from the Low Carbon Vehicle…


GASREC APPOINTS ACCOUNT DIRECTORS FOR THE NORTH AND SOUTH

Renewable fuels provider Gasrec has appointed two Account Directors to support its fleet customers and prospects as the road transport industry’s transition to cleaner fuels gathers pace. The company is on target to record a three-fold increase in demand for bio-CNG and bio-LNG by the end of 2020, versus volumes just 12 months prior. To…


GASREC TAPS INTO RECORD DEMAND FOR CNG AND LNG

Gasrec has recorded a five-fold increase in sales of gas across its commercial vehicle refuelling network in the first quarter of 2020, versus the same period in 2019. This record growth follows an influx of new trucks into the market running on compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquified natural gas (LNG) – with demand in…


REYNOLDS LOGISTICS’ NEW VOLVO LNG TRUCKS HELP GASREC FUTURE-PROOF ITS FUEL DELIVERY

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…


OCADO GROUP MAKES FURTHER INVESTMENT IN NATURAL GAS TECHNOLOGY

Ocado Group has continued its drive towards an eco-friendly future by ordering a further 30 natural gas-powered trucks for its distribution fleet. Ten have gone into service already, while the remaining 20 are due to follow throughout the year, doubling the number of trucks in the group’s HGV fleet running on gas. In January 2019,…


GASREC INFRASTRUCTURE HELPS OPEN UK DOORS FOR EUROPEAN OPERATOR

Gasrec’s open-access refuelling sites are enabling Polish logistics firm Huber to deliver thousands of goods across the UK, whilst taking advantage of a cleaner and lower cost fuel. Based in Jaworzno, in southern Poland, Huber is one of many transport companies making a big push towards a more sustainable, environmentally-friendly operation – with roughly half…