In an industry striving to meet environmental targets, UPS stands out for taking on the challenge of charging electric vehicles – and overcoming it. The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) by haulage fleets comes with significant challenges, not least how you go about charging them all up. The move by UPS to EVs goes back a few years and, according to the company, was prompted by risk mitigation and a need to address London’s poor air quality. But in order […]
The BVRLA has welcomed the range of electric vehicle grants and tax incentives announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in today’s (11 March) Budget.
The European Commission (EC) believes “substantial remedies are needed” before the proposed takeover of TNT Express by UPS can be cleared. In a merger review speech made on Friday (2 November), Joaquín Almunia, EC vice-president responsible for competition, said that “serious competition concerns would arise” if it went ahead without revisions. Last month the EC revealed that approval would only come if the resulting company would be challenged enough by other parcel firms. TNT Express and UPS have since received […]
In the era BC (Before COVID-19) same-day couriers were the preserve of the rich and famous who just had to have that diamond ring today or City businesses such as legal or banking where urgent paper documents had to be delivered physically rather than by email. But the lockdown has changed that, according to Stuart Godman, CEO of London courier group Absolutely.