Yodel’s former chief executive, Jonathan Smith, has returned to the logistics scene with a new role heading up recently launched parcel firm locker InPost.
Road haulage rates have risen only fractionally in the last two years, provisional figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown.
Day two of Quiet Cities concluded the global summit, providing delegates from logistics operators, logistics customers and policy makers and implementers with solutions to enabling out-of-hours deliveries. […]
Having made his dislike of the HGV Road User Levy known recently, The Hub took the time to catch up with Ian Baxter, company founder and chairman of freight forwarder Baxter Freight.
DHL has launched its gas-powered quiet truck at the inaugral Quiet Cities global summit.
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has had 38 of its Daf CFs converted into dual-fuel units, running on a mixture of diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG).
The eighth FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards programme are open for nominations, seeking out the industry’s role models and rising stars. Recognised as the backbone of the economy and providing flow of goods on which all other commercial businesses depend, the transport and logistics industry has been transformed by technology and its complexity as an industry has led to a level playing field with a variety of career options and enticing rewards. These awards aim to showcase the […]
Less than a week after warning of the likely impact Amazon’s logistics network will have on its growth prospects, Royal Mail has revealed a new click and collect contract with the online retailer.
Over 200 delegates at the first day of Quiet Cities 2014 were told that the nature of urban freight must change in order to meet the multiple challenges of the 21st century. In the first day of the two day global summit, delegates heard speeches from Lord Digby Jones and Sir Peter Hendy, while Stacey Hodge, director of the Office of Freight Mobility at the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDoT) joined via videolink. All were united in outlining […]
Transport minister Claire Perry has met a delegation from the RHA to discuss the crippling driver shortage and the RHA’s proposal for a £100m package of grants to train new HGV drivers.