The COVID-19 pandemic is a “huge wake-up call” for the transport and logistics sector and will provide the catalyst for automation, putting many jobs at risk. That’s the view of technology expert Paul Cuatracasas (pictured) who said the outbreak was a new form of disruption that will speed the development of “fully autonomous end-to end logistics operations starting with robots working in completely automated factories”. The outbreak will also hasten the transition towards 3D printing, drones delivering directly to site […]
Daimler Trucks is to begin trials of its 40-tonne Mercedes-Benz GenH2 fuel cell truck in 2023, with series production starting in the second half of this decade.
Challenging market conditions in the UK and Europe combined with the loss of a major fashion contract saw pre-tax losses widen and turnover fall at TNT UK last year.
UPS rallied last year after seeing a fall in both pre-tax profits and turnover in 2019, according to its latest annual results.