With the news that the UK is to get its first platooning trial underway next year with DAF supplying the vehicles, MT took a closer looks at the feasibility study published alongside the funding announcement itself to understand how the technology might work. Produced via a partnership between the Transport Research Laboratory, Ricardo and Transport and Travel Research, the 100 page-plus document lays out the groundwork that will inform the £8.1m trial and lists some of the challenges ahead and […]
DHL Express will today (18 January) transport nearly a ton of rugby kit and equipment for London side Harlequins in support of their Heineken Cup clash in France with Biarritz. The gear will be moved from Harelquins’ training ground at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford to the Parc des Sports Aguiléra in Birarritz, as part of DHL’s role as the English side’s logistics partner. DHL is using a specially commissioned Harlequins-liveried van for the task, which features England internationals […]
The recent heatwave has seen massive spikes in retail volumes for chilled and frozen goods, according to DHL Supply Chain. The UK’s largest logistics firm said the hot weather in July had seen demand for bottled water rise by 45% and soft drink volume increase by 35%.
Grocontinental has opened a £6.5m chilled warehouse and taken delivery of 65 new trucks in response to increasing customer demand.