Hermes is piloting a service in London involving ‘pedestrian couriers’ unloading parcels from Ford vans, which it said reduces vehicle emissions for final mile deliveries. Vans with full loads drive into the city and park up in safe locations, before a team of couriers unload parcels onto trollies and deliver them to nearby addresses. The vans then return to the depot to collect the next load. Hermes said the initiative, developed in collaboration with Ford, helped reduce the number of […]
ByBox has secured a partnership with Big Yellow Self Storage, as part of a £2m investment to expand its network of parcel locker boxes across the UK. Nine new ByBox locker terminals have already been rolled out at Big Yellow’s sites in Camberly, Hounslow, West Norwood, North Kensington, Battersea, Birmingham, Fulham, Sutton and Watford with further locations in the pipeline. Launched in 2010, ByBox operates a network of secure locker terminals at 400 locations in retail parks, supermarkets, shopping centres, […]
Owens Group trucks met flights on the tarmac at Cardiff airport to ensure PPE reached frontline NHS staff in “one of the most important challenges” in the firm’s history.
Parcel, haulage and freight firm Caribou is continuing its acquisition drive with the purchase of Swindon-based Six Ten Logistics.