Wimbledon, London-based haulier ELB Partners has maintained its FORS gold status for a fourth consecutive year. The Pallet-Track member runs a 40-strong fleet. It has spent around £5,000 per vehicle on additional technology to safeguard vulnerable road users. This includes includes a fifth camera on the driver’s side to remove blind spots, transparent panels behind the driver’s shoulder to improve visibility from the cab and left-turn audio to warn cyclists coming up on the inside of the vehicle if it is […]
Marshalls of Eversham has become pallet network Pallet-Track’s 74th member. It is the first time the 25-year old haulier based at a former airfield in Pershore, Worcestershire, has joined a pallet network. The company, which has been operating within Pallet-Track for the past six weeks, has taken on the top part of the GL postcode, after an existing network member with additional coverage areas relinquished it. Marshalls, which has an O-licence for up to 29 vehicles and 40 trailers, provides […]
Parcel carrier CitySprint saw delivery volumes drop in London during the Games. The company, which handles B2B and consumer deliveries, made 75,000 deliveries to London postcodes during the Games. This was a 12% drop in volume compared with the 16 days proceeding the event (23 June to 7 July). Patrick Gallagher, chief executive of CitySprint, suggests the threat of traffic and congestion, as well as more people working from home during the period, likely reduced demand for couriers. However, the […]
Wilson James has won a five-year contract with University College London (UCL) to act as logistics partner for the university’s Bloomsbury Transformation Programme.