DHL Supply Chain will insure itself while running autonomous trucks in the Transport Research Laboratory’s (TRL) £8.1m trial of platooning trucks in the UK. TRL will run the trial, which could see platooning HGVs on major UK roads by the end of next year, in conjunction with DHL and DAF Trucks. DHL Supply Chain’s MD of transport Phil Roe said that running the technology previously unseen on UK roads will not affect its insurance premiums because the operator is self-insured. […]
DHL Express has opened a £1.5m service centre in Oxfordshire to meet growing demand from customers in the area.
Having fired the starting gun on the sale of its remaining stake in Royal Mail last week, the government is out of the blocks and has sold 15% of its shareholding to institutional investors.
DHL Express completed the sale of its same-day domestic business to Rico Logistics last week.