Road haulage and "being green" - are they compatible?

Discussion in 'Green Business' started by Pearce7141, Apr 15, 2013.

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  1. Pearce7141

    Pearce7141 UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    I am starting a light haulage and really want to be as environmentally aware as I can be . Not just for my fledgling business or my customers but for my grand-children . Any suggestions ? :(:|:|
    Posted: Apr 15, 2013 By: Pearce7141 Member since: Apr 4, 2013
  2. roydmoorian

    roydmoorian UKBF Ace Full Member - Verified Business

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    Difficult one that - Use a Euro 5 engined vehicle which has lower emissions but also uses MORE fuel to do it ! !
    Posted: Apr 15, 2013 By: roydmoorian Member since: Nov 6, 2009
  3. crystalballltd

    crystalballltd UKBF Contributor Free Member

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    Along with the type of vehicles you purchase, you may want to look at installing a Telematics solutions which can help to reduce fuel consumption across you fleet of vehicles (by around 15%), coupled with green driving training this should help you to be a greener road haulier.

    We also wrote a blog post on the topic of green driving that you might find useful:
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    Posted: Apr 24, 2013 By: crystalballltd Member since: Mar 9, 2012
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