DPD has worked in partnership with a British-based start-up on the “common sense” design of a new electric-assisted urban delivery vehicle, the first of which will be on the roads this summer. Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) consists of a team of engineers from the automotive, motorsport and aerospace sectors working on designs that they claim will disrupt the way products and services are moved in urban areas. The firm’s approach with the building of its Project 1 (P1) eCargo bike […]
The developer behind Britain’s first lithium-ion battery gigaplant for the automotive and renewable energy sectors has stepped up its bid to begin construction in South Wales.
DPD DPD’s morning delivery operation had become a victim of the company’s own success. With volumes rising 10% a year, by 2018, DPD’s 65 depots were stretched to their limits with deliveries increasingly delayed. Something had to change. DPD’s solution was to use handpicked staff, including experienced DPD drivers, to develop a new route optimisation system. Using Quantum, DPD’s 7,000 drivers now hit the road 45 minutes earlier than before and are routed more efficiently to delivery addresses. Improvements include […]
Amazon has revealed its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian.