In line with its wider urban delivery strategy, parcels firm DPD is aiming to build an all-electric fleet in “double-quick” time. By the end of 2020 it plans for more than 600 vehicles, around 10% of its fleet, to be fully electric. The business has been innovative in its approach to securing new vehicles, with six key models now in operation or on order. Largest of these is a pair of 7.5-tonne all-electric FUSO eCanters, which carry out 200 vehicle […]
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]
Abbey Logistics Group has appointed Motor Transport Hall of Fame resident David Batty to lead its engineering department.
Royal Mail won its two Motor Transport Awards in 2018 – Low Carbon and Fleet Van Operator of the Year. See how they celebrated on Motor Transport TV, sponsored by the RHA. Fleet Van Operator of the Year, sponsored by Renault Trucks Winner: Royal Mail