DHL Supply Chain introduces 8 Bio-LNG trucks into Aston Martin fleet

DHL Supply Chain announced the introduction of 8 bio-LNG trucks into its Aston Martin fleet, reducing carbon emissions by around 800 tonnes per year. The new Volvo FH 460 Globetrotter LNG tractor units will directly replace 8 diesel trucks in the Aston Martin operation, supporting both DHL’s GoGreen plan and Aston Martin’s Racing. Green. sustainability strategy. The bio-LNG trucks are 78% less polluting than their diesel counterparts and are currently operating out of DHL’s Wellesbourne and St Athan sites.

DHL Supply Chain is the principal logistics partner for Aston Martin, providing in-bound supply chain services at its St Athan site and supporting the business’ Gaydon production facility with inbound transportation, inventory management and warehousing. This move is part of DHL’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, which includes reducing its logistics-related greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.

Launched in 2022, Aston Martin’s Racing. Green. sustainability strategy outlines its target to achieve net-zero manufacturing facilities by 2030 and across the company’s entire supply chain by 2039.

“At DHL, we have committed to introducing alternative fuel vehicles into our fleet as an effective, long-term solution driving down carbon emissions for the business and our customers. We are delighted to be supporting the iconic Aston Martin brand with cleaner, more sustainable vehicles in its supply chain operations as it works towards achieving its own climate goals.” says Wayne Jay, VP Operations, Manufacturing Logistics, DHL Supply Chain.

Source: DHL Supply Chain