Logistics provider Bedfords Transport has joined the ECO Stars (Efficient and Cleaner Operations) Fleet Recognition Scheme in partnership with its client Polestar.
Bedfords decided to join the Eco Stars scheme which provides recognition, guidance and advice to operators of goods vehicles, buses and coaches across South Yorkshire. The scheme is the first of its kind in the UK and Bedfords has registered 68 trucks – receiving an immediate five star rating!
Bedfords is acknowledged by ECO Stars as a company that leads the way in lowering harmful emissions in the environment. The scheme has also recognised Bedfords on site, full time, ATS tyre fitter to monitor tyre policy and the fact that all trucks are fitted with air spoiler kits to lower the impact on the environment.
Financial Director of Bedfords, Peter Smith accepted the award on behalf of the company from Councillor Paul Scriven, and Mark Daly, Sustainable Development Officer for Sheffield City Council.
Peter said: "We’re delighted with our five star rating from ECO Stars. As a company we always try to be mindful of the environment and constantly push ahead to ensure we take any step possible to safeguard it for future generations."