Delivery giant DPD is aiming to slash its final mile emissions by 89% in 25 cities across the UK by 2025 by using either zero or low-emission vehicles. The move follows a trial of a low emission final mile delivery model in London, which was part of a wider DPDgroup strategy to cut its emissions in 225 urban areas in 20 countries. UK towns and cities earmarked for the new low emission delivery method include Birmingham, Bradford, Brighton and Hove, […]
TNT Post has extended its end-to-end delivery service in south-west London as it seeks to provide customers with an alternative to Royal Mail.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) joined DHL earlier this week on their contract with Iceland to a delivery to central London to discover how prepared the business is for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Sunday, DHL moved a lot of its London-based accounts onto night deliveries ahead of the start of the Games. Hugh Basham, transport strategy and policy director at DHL, tells MT: “We’re doing night work for 60-plus customers and plan to continue the out-of-hours activity for […]
Greater Manchester is asking for £98m of government funding to help local HGV, coach, van and minibus operators upgrade their fleets to Euro-6 standard ahead of the launch of its clean air zone (CAZ) in the spring of 2022.