Gnewt Cargo, the zero-emission final-mile delivery firm, has ordered an additional three Mercedes-Benz Vito E-CELL vans to work across central London on its TNT Express contract. The business ordered its first Vito E-CELL three months ago and has been impressed with the vehicle’s load volume and payload potential compared with other electric vans on its fleet, as well as positive feedback from drivers. Sam Clarke, Gnewt’s co-founder, said: “The Mercedes-Benz is a genuinely practical proposition with a very respectable range, […]
DPD is to operate the UK’s first eVitos from Mercedes-Benz Vans, which will be used across its London delivery operation.
TNT Express saw a 13% drop in EMEA operating profit in the third quarter, despite a 3,2% turnover rise, due to “challenging trading conditions in Europe”. The parcel firm, which last week received a statement of objections from the European Commission ahead of its acquisition by UPS, did not perform as well in its EMEA operations as it had during the same period in 2011, its Q3 trading results revealed. Reported operating profit margins fell from 6.4% in Q3 2011 […]