Freight operators are encouraged to enter this year’s Noise Abatement Society (NAS) John Connell Awards to highlight efforts made in reducing the sound made by deliveries into urban or residential areas. A ‘Quiet Logistics’ category is open to operators, vehicle manufacturers, trailer-makers, bodybuilders and equipment suppliers that have created quieter products, services and programmes to facilitate safe, low-noise and efficient urban distribution services in the past year. With the ceremony to be held at the Palace of Westminster on 24 […]
DPD is urging retailers to talk to their delivery companies about the potential disruption threatened by the Olympics later this month. The parcels giant is concerned that many retailers are still underestimating the extent of the upheaval the Games could create during peak times. Dwain McDonald, DPD chief executive, says: “We are estimating the maximum period for potential disruption to deliveries to certain postcodes to be up to 50 days between mid July and mid September. “Sites like Westfield shopping […]
Delivery giant DPD is aiming to slash its final mile emissions by 89% in 25 cities across the UK by 2025 by using either zero or low-emission vehicles.
Yodel wants to build a northern ‘super hub’ in response to a dramatic increase in parcel volumes.