Yodel has opened a new 50,000ft² service centre in Basildon, Essex and upgraded two further sites at Aberdeen and Ipswich in a bid to boost its operational efficiency. The permanent new site on the Burnt Mills Industrial Estate in Basildon is expected to deliver around 14,500 parcels a day in the run-up to Christmas. Seventy van drivers operate from the centre, supported by 54 office and warehouse staff. Meanwhile, Yodel’s Aberdeen site has been extended following the acquisition of an […]
Nightline is to invest €5m into the roll-out of its self-service parcel terminals across the UK, creating 50 jobs in the process. The Irish carrier says the funding will be used to set up the infrastructure for 400 Parcel Motel locker boxes that will all be operation by the end of 2014. To date, 20 units have been installed around Dublin, with a target of 100 by the end of the year. CEO John Tuohy says the Parcel Motel concept […]
Hydrogen fuel technology specialist Ulemco has collaborated with Aberdeen City Council (ACC) to deliver what it claims is the world’s first hydrogen dual fuel road sweeper.