DPD has launched a 15 minute delivery window for online fashion retailer ASOS to cut down on the number of failed deliveries. The ‘Follow My Parcel’ service, which was developed in partnership with the retailer, is an extension of DPD’s Predict service which launched last year. Like Predict, customers will receive a text message or email on the day of delivery informing them of a one-hour timeslot for delivery. Customers will then be invited to track the delivery driver in […]
Transport firms must follow Transport for London’s (TfL) Code of Practice if the industry is to enjoy greater flexibility when making night time deliveries after the Olympics. The document is the culmination of several months of out-of-hours trials at various London locations, run in partnership with councils by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) and the Noise Abatement Society. It comes after TfL commissioner Peter Hendy called on the industry to grasp the opportunity the Games present road transport at MT’s […]
DPD has announced it will be trialling Scandinavian start-up Volta Trucks’ 16-tonne electric delivery vehicle in the New Year.