Hermes UK has become the latest courier firm to offer enhanced options for customers to improve deliveries. Its ‘MyPlaces’ innovation enables people to choose a preferred safe place at their home address and upload a photo of it to help drivers. Notes can also be added for clarity of the drop-off destination while additional features due to be rolled out include the use of what3words to set the exact location, PIN codes for access to properties and setting a preferred […]
The need for reduced handling during the Covid-19 crisis at a time when fewer people have been in their places of work has also given some operations an opportunity to experiment with limited autonomous delivery projects, although not in the UK.
TNT is still working to recover normal operations more than a week after its IT systems were hit by a wide-scale cyber attack.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has pledged that new motorways that have no hard shoulder – known as All Lane Running (ALR) motorways – will only open if technology is in place to spot stopped or broken-down vehicles quickly.