Amazon has revealed its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian. The development is the first step on the online retail giant’s path to getting 10,000 electric vehicles on the road by 2022 and 100,000 by 2030. The delivery vans feature 360-degree view cameras; Alexa integration for hands-free access to route information and three levels of shelving with a bulkhead door. Amazon said that prior to its relationship with EV manufacturer Rivian, it was unable […]
As cities globally seek to improve air quality, attention has turned to road transport and its role in eliminating harmful emissions. London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone and the planned roll-out of regional clean air zones in cities will see operators hit with strict regulations for mitigating the environmental impact of their fleets.
XPO Logistics has renewed its UK partnership with La Palette Rouge (LPR), the leading provider of pooled pallets in the consumer goods (FMCG) and retail sectors in Europe.
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that its new DC in Castle Donington in the East Midlands will open this spring. The 900,000ft² site, which M&S will run itself, will create around 1,000 new jobs over time, said a company spokesman.