DHL Supply Chain has taken delivery of the first of 700 Volvo trucks, including 550 FH tractor units, which it said are the most efficient available on the market. The first tranche of the £90m investment in its UK fleet announced last month includes vehicles which meet the latest Euro-6 Step D fuel efficiency regulation. DHL said it was a move towards its commitment to driving down emissions to net zero by 2050. A DHL Supply Chain spokeswoman said the […]
Increased parcel volumes at UK Mail have seen the carrier lower its price-per-drop for delivery drivers in order to remain competitive, angering a union.
Volvo Trucks has started selling its FL and FE electric trucks in selected markets within Europe, meeting the increasing demand for sustainable transport solutions in city environments, the company said.
More than 300 warehouse staff at DHL Supply Chain’s Westfield site in Cumbernauld, Scotland have held two 24-hour stoppages in a dispute over pay. However, around 30 HGV drivers who also backed the strikes in a ballot last month, withdrew from the action at the 11th hour after agreeing a deal with management. The warehouse staff walked out on Friday 19 and Monday 22 October after they rejected a 2% over two years pay rise offer. union leaders said an […]