Zero-emission operator Zedify has been awarded a £100,000 grant as part of Bristol City Council’s strategy to ensure 95% of deliveries within its central area are made by electric vehicles within 10 years. Funding is from Bristol’s Go Ultra Low West, a £7m transport project that will provide infrastructure for large-scale conversion to electric and ultra-low emission vehicles in the West of England. The grant will help support a new Zedify micro-consolidation hub that will be centrally located and allow […]
Meachers Global Logistics has sealed a new partnership with Southampton City Council and Wessex Procurement to provide local NHS Covid hubs with urgent PPE supplies when needed.
The Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]
UPS has begun testing autonomous electric ‘shifters’ to move semi-trailers and containers at its advanced technology hub in London.