Hermes bagged the Operational and Compliance Excellence award for its client and compliance-focused technology. Hermes continues to expand at an exceptional pace. During 2017 the company will process 300 million parcels through its network – a 15% increase on 2016. On anygiven day, the consumer delivery specialist handles upwards of 850,000 parcels, rising to 1.5 million during peak periods. Its busiest day of the year, which falls three days after Black Friday, sees 1.8 million parcels pass through the network. The […]
The chancellor has frozen fuel duty in his Autumn Statement today, meaning the scheduled rises scheduled for January and April next year will no longer take place. George Osborne gave no hint of a cut but said fuel would only see “inflation only rises” until September – effectively meaning the April 2013 increase has been deferred to 1 September 2013. PriceWaterhouseCoopers forecast the move would cost the public coffers £6bn, although research commissioned by campaign group FairFuelUK argued the planned […]
The FTA has had its Truck and Van Excellence audits approved by TfL as meeting the latter’s work-related road risk (WRRR) requirements, a status previously held only by Fors.
The legacy of last year’s successful Olympic and Paralympic Games will be collaboration, according to the head of the FTA.