UPS will be the first commercial partner of Daimler-owned Fuso’s electric eCanter truck, which was officially launched in New York today. Production of the truck, which has a 100km range and 3-tonne payload, began in Portugal earlier this year. Daimler hopes to deliver 500 eCanter units to businesses in the US, Europe and Japan in the next two years, before ramping up production in 2019. UPS president of global fleet maintenance and engineering Carlton Rose spoke at the global launch […]
UPS has opened a new contract logistics centre in North Warwickshire to meet growing demand from its retail and technology customers.
The European Commission (EC) is to probe potential competition concerns in the small parcels sector, particularly international express services, if UPS’s takeover of TNT Express goes ahead. Dutch-owned TNT Express and US parcel giant UPS are two out of the four ‘integrators’ operating within Europe (integrators are companies that control an air and road small package delivery network throughout Europe and beyond and are capable of offering the broadest portfolio of such services). The other integrators classified by the EC […]
UPS and TNT Express have submitted remedies to the European Commission to address its competition concerns, extending the review period further. The submission extends the EC’s review period by 15 business days to 5 February 2013. The proposed remedies involve the sale of the business activities and its assets. UPS needs to ensure the long-term viability of these activities and the continuity of service already provided by TNT Express. In order to receive approval, the EC will market-test the remedies. […]