A consortium of companies, including Yodel, Menzies Distribution and UPS Healthcare, are managing the collection and delivery of Covid-19 home testing kits into laboratories. Created by The Delivery Group in Warrington, The Carrier Consortium, which also includes DX and Diamond Transport, said it had “achieved the impossible” and was working to provide access to more than 10,000 vehicles, 200 facilities and a combined workforce in excess of 16,000 employees. Operating seven days a week, the consortium provides a controlled cool […]
The European Commission’s decision to prevent UPS from acquiring TNT Express “risks reducing competition, not increasing it”, an analyst at Transport Intelligence said. UPS has now pulled out of its multi-billion Euro plans to take over TNT Express, which the logistics analyst believes highlights the scale of the challenges the US parcel carrier faced in regard to meeting the regulatory requirements. Transport Intelligence head of consultancy Joel Ray said: “Their decision making process looks flawed, caused by a fundamental lack of […]
A Leicestershire haulage firm said its decision to install cameras to its fleet had been vindicated after a driver was cleared of writing off a £180,000 Lamborghini.
Yodel has launched a new C2C parcels service, enabling consumers to send parcels up to 10kg either to Yodel Direct parcel shops or to a recipient’s home address. In both cases the sender must drop the parcel at a parcel shop run by one of the 350 retail chains in the Yodel Direct (formerly Collect+) network.