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, […]
TNT Express has taken delivery of 69 Iveco Eurocargos for its multi-drop urban distribution fleet, and will be benchmarking their performance against competitor brands.
TNT Express has confirmed that the European Commission has temporarily suspended a merger bid with rival postal company UPS. Despite the delay, which will allow the EU regulator to compile more information, TNT Express say that they “would still anticipate a closing in the fourth quarter.” A spokesman for TNT Express tells MT.co.uk: “We have been notified of what is expected to be a temporary delay in the European Commission’s review process. Suspensions are not uncommon, it’s the result of […]
UPS and TNT Express do not now expect their multi-billion euro merger, announced in March, to be completed until early 2013. The operators had originally hoped to seal a deal in the first half of the year, but involvement from the European Commission as regulator scuppered this timetable. Last month the European Commission temporarily suspended the takeover to allow regulators more time to gather information, a process that is ongoing. Despite this UPS and TNT had still expected to complete […]