Electric vehicles pave the way for micro distribution strategies


 

Both DPD UK and UPS (via Cross River Partnership) provided delegates at Freight in the City 2018 with more details on their respective electric-powered urban distribution operations in the capital. DPD’s 5,000ft² Westminster site, which can handle 2,000 parcels per day and opened on 17 October, is part of the carrier’s “micro distribution strategy in London” said Rob Fowler, general manager, CSR and technical planning (main picture). DPD currently operates 11 depots in London, primarily on the edge of the city […]