DPD has announced it will be trialling Scandinavian start-up Volta Trucks’ 16-tonne electric delivery vehicle in the New Year. The Volta Zero model will be tested within London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone to support DPD’s micro-depot strategy. Confirming the partnership, Olly Craughan, corporate social responsibility (CSR) general manager at DPD Group UK, said: “The vehicle is an ideal fit for our Urban Logistics strategy; and the fact that it will be the most sustainable commercial vehicle is a fantastic achievement […]
C&D South West C&D Transport was founded in 1987 and has been providing quality distribution to clients for over 30 years. Based in Chard, Somerset, it offers a guaranteed 24-hour delivery service to every UK postcode every day, with 96% of the business being palletised distribution for customers within a 40-mile radius of its HQ.
Dangerous gaps have appeared in the fleet market’s road to zero, with some sectors accelerating towards the petrol and diesel phase-out and others stuck at a red signal, the BVRLA is warning.
DPD is no stranger to winning an MT award, and its Precise project helped it secure this year’s Customer Care trophy