Zero-emission urban fleet operator Zedify has expanded with a new depot in Hoxton, east London. Located just outside the London Ultra Low Emission Zone, the new micro consolidation centre will house up to 20 electric cargo trikes and be capable of handling more than 1,500 deliveries each day. Parcels arrive in the morning from around the UK, are consolidated and sorted into delivery rounds and then delivered by couriers within a two-mile radius. The company partners with national parcel couriers, […]
The government must resolve groupage and parcel service issues to the EU after evidence showed that high rates and increased paperwork were threatening the profitability of SMEs, according to a Lords report.
Royal Mail is planning a nationwide roll out of its ‘Delivery to Neighbour’ service in late September, to bring its final mile service more in line with competitors. Currently the only major delivery company not offering the service, it is awaiting regulatory approval from Ofcom, which will allow Royal Mail to deliver large parcels and items that require a signature to neighbours when customers are out. Mike Newnham, Royal Mail’s chief customer officer, says: “The results of the trial showed […]
UPS rallied last year after seeing a fall in both pre-tax profits and turnover in 2019, according to its latest annual results.