Retrofit kits are unlikely to meet the needs of the majority of hauliers facing the rapid advance of emission controls across the UK’s towns and cities, delegates at today’s (6 November) Freight in the City Expo were told. Speaking during session one of the seminar programme, emission control, Natalie Chapman, head of urban policy at the FTA, said that talks with firms working to accredit retrofit systems for Euro-4 and Euro-5 HGVs indicated operators faced a £15,000 to £20,000 bill […]
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 […]
Scania is heading to Freight in the City Expo at London’s Alexandra Palace next week (6 November) with its focus firmly set on helping operators adapt to changing urban fleet requirements.
E-commerce delivery firm InPost said schuh and New Look had become the latest brands to sign up to its QR code returns service ‘Instant Returns’.