DPD has ordered an extra 100 Mercedes Benz Actros tractor units to help manage the continuing e-commerce boom. These will add to the 50 units it has already ordered this year. All vehicles will be 4×2 variants with Active Drive Assist technology. The company said the public’s increasing reliance on internet shopping had resulted in soaring demand for a seven-day-a-week, nationwide next-day delivery service. This trend shows no sign of slowing, it said, with established online retail customers experiencing a […]
Parcel firm DPD will take delivery of 300 new Nissan e-NV200 vans by May, in what it believes to be the largest single UK commercial electric van order to date.
Woodland Logistics – part of the Woodland Group – has signed an expanded contract with long-term customer, packaging manufacturer Cepac securing the business until 2020.
Wincanton has seen revenue rise by more than 25% compared to last year, the company reported this week, but chief executive James Wroath warned that the logistics industry is heading for choppy waters as the driver shortage looks set to continue into the peak season.