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 […]
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 […]
DPD has added fashion retailer Matalan to its catalogue of DPD Pickup locations, the number of which is set to hit 2,800 by the end of the year.
Renault Trucks has launched the first vehicle in its new all-electric 3 to 26-tonne line-up, the Master ZE.