DPD is to trial a specially adapted 2.5-tonne electric van as it pushes forwards with its ambition of having “the greenest fleet in the UK”. The courier firm has partnered with the London EV Company (LEVC) for road trials of its VN5 electric van. The vehicle will be available in the UK later this year and offers a fully electric powertrain with a pure EV range of 63 miles and a total flexible range of over 300 miles. DPD said […]
GeoPost UK is preparing for its Christmas peak by launching a recruitment drive across its InterLink and DPD businesses. The company is looking to fill 900 temporary vacancies, largely for drivers and sorters, to match the increase in parcel volumes in the run up to Christmas. Chief executive Dwain McDonald said: “Our aim is to give our customers the same high standards of service all year round, including the Christmas peak, and this is why we have made this massive […]
ULEMCo has worked with Yorkshire Water to produce what is believed to be the first water tanker anywhere to operate on hydrogen fuel.
A company that ‘rents’ out Christmas trees before they are collected again to continue growing has used a 100% electric Citroen e-Dispatch van to undertake the distribution.