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 […]
Paneltex will be unveiling its 7.5-tonne electric truck at Quiet Cities, as part of the outdoor demonstration zone at the second day of the global summit focused on enabling quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments.
Quiet Cities is the first global summit focused on enabling quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments. The two-day summit, a joint imitative between Motor Transport, TfL, DHL and Route Monkey, and it will take place on 25 and 26 November at Twickenham Stadium. It will bring together key stakeholders interested in seeing out-of-hours deliveries become a normal part of the supply chain. The summit includes a full conference programme, a networking dinner, exhibition, and live demonstration of the latest […]