Tevva Motors has received a £10m funding injection from India’s Bharat Forge, which it said will boost its global expansion plans and create further jobs at its Chemlsford, Essex plant. The automotive firm, founded by CEO Asher Bennett, makes electric trucks in the 7.5-tonne to 14-tonne range, many of which feature range-extending technology. This combines unlimited range from an on-board generator with smart control software to ensure minimum emissions in low-emission zones and city centres. The company was established just […]
UPS is under starter’s orders for the delivery of team kit to more than 300 London 2012 Paralympic athletes. The operation will require the warehousing, packing and delivery of more than 27,000 items. Kit will first be warehoused, before being picked and packed for athletes according to their size and individual requirements. Items will all be scanned to ensure stock control, before being loaded into kit bags for delivery. Each athlete will receive three official kit bags containing their competition […]
The European Commission (EC) believes “substantial remedies are needed” before the proposed takeover of TNT Express by UPS can be cleared. In a merger review speech made on Friday (2 November), Joaquín Almunia, EC vice-president responsible for competition, said that “serious competition concerns would arise” if it went ahead without revisions. Last month the EC revealed that approval would only come if the resulting company would be challenged enough by other parcel firms. TNT Express and UPS have since received […]
UPS subsidiary Polar Speed has opened a new warehouse in Birmingham to ensure rapid final-mile Covid-19 vaccine delivery.