The Freight Transport Association (FTA) joined DHL earlier this week on their contract with Iceland to a delivery to central London to discover how prepared the business is for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Sunday, DHL moved a lot of its London-based accounts onto night deliveries ahead of the start of the Games. Hugh Basham, transport strategy and policy director at DHL, tells MT: “We’re doing night work for 60-plus customers and plan to continue the out-of-hours activity for […]
The recent heatwave has seen massive spikes in retail volumes for chilled and frozen goods, according to DHL Supply Chain. The UK’s largest logistics firm said the hot weather in July had seen demand for bottled water rise by 45% and soft drink volume increase by 35%.
Asda has taken delivery of 253 Scanias for its base, chilled and petroleum fleets – cementing a 23-year-old relationship between the retailer and manufacturer.
Government support for Nottingham’s decision to reject plans for a charging clean air zone (CAZ) had opened the door for other cities to follow its example, according to the FTA.