Parcel firm DPD will take delivery of 300 new Nissan e-NV200 vans by May, in what it believes to be the largest single UK commercial electric van order to date. It will boost the firm’s electric fleet to 450 vehicles, with a target to exceed 500 units by the end of the year. This will see 10% of its van fleet being electric in each of its 68 UK depots. The Nissan e-NV200 can cover between 124-187 miles on one […]
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.
After two tough days of judging some superb entries, the shortlist for the 2015 Motor Transport Awards has been announced. DPD once again leads the pack, being shortlisted for four awards, while Cemex is up for two. The pallet networks are well represented, with Pall-Ex shortlisted in four categories, and Palletline, Palletways (UK) and Pallet-Track making one appearance each. The Apprenticeship category sees manufacturers, dealers and operators go head to head, with Cartwright, Cemex UK, Nagel Langdons, Norbert Dentressangle and […]
Building work for DPD’s £100m East Midlands parcel hub is likely to begin in August, following the granting of planning approval.