Daimler is pulling the plug on its platooning programme after its real world trials delivered disappointing fuel savings due to traffic frequently interrupting the flow of the platoon. The Mercedes-Benz manufacturer’s announcement comes as the UK prepares to launch its first on-road HGV platooning trial this spring using DAF trucks. Speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Trucks and Buses, said that while Daimler remains committed to developing autonomous trucks, the […]
DHL Supply Chain has won a two year extension to its NHS Supply Chain contract and has been set a target to deliver £300m of savings by October 2018, operating in a more transparent manner.
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DHL Express will today (18 January) transport nearly a ton of rugby kit and equipment for London side Harlequins in support of their Heineken Cup clash in France with Biarritz. The gear will be moved from Harelquins’ training ground at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford to the Parc des Sports Aguiléra in Birarritz, as part of DHL’s role as the English side’s logistics partner. DHL is using a specially commissioned Harlequins-liveried van for the task, which features England internationals […]