Mercedes-Benz Vans is working with Tesco.com to ensure the online grocer is able to evaluate the new drivers it needs to meet record-breaking home delivery demand. The retailer recently reported picking 10 million items in a single day for the first time. It has also achieved a weekly total of 1.2 million online deliveries, twice the typical average prior to the Covid-19 outbreak. To manage the increase, Tesco has recruited an extra 12,000 pickers and more than 4,000 new drivers […]
Culina Logistics has shortened ambient supply chains for supermarket giant Tesco, with the roll-out of a new ‘Day 1 for Day 2’ delivery service. The logistics firm will consolidate suppliers’ deliveries at its multi-user facility in Wolverhampton, for onward trunking to Tesco’s NDC network on a six-day Monday to Saturday cycle. Culina says the ambient grocery market has traditionally operated with orders being placed on Day 1 for delivery on Day 3 across a five-day Monday to Friday cycle, but […]
DPD has beaten its target of having 10% of its couriers emissions-free, achieving the ambitious goal five months ahead of schedule.
The inaugural Freight in the City Expo held on 27 October 2015 at London’s Alexandra Palace brought together experts in the field of urban logistics as well as the latest technology to enable sustainable city deliveries. The expo comprised a series of seminars focusing on clean, safe and quiet and efficient themes, showcasing vehicles, technology and operational systems for urban areas. “We must remember that freight and logistics is the lifeblood of this country,” said TfL MD of surface transport […]