XPO Logistics has renewed its contract to manage the transport operations of plastic pipe systems manufacturer Wavin. XPO has been working with Wavin since 2018, managing UK B2B and B2C deliveries from the manufacturer’s plants in Chippenham, Doncaster and Crow Edge in South Yorkshire. The deal covers dedicated truckload transport, less-than-truckload pallet transport and a bespoke parcel delivery service, which are all integrated on XPO’s technology platform as a single solution to give Wavin end-to-end delivery visibility and the ability […]
In-vehicle cameras manufacturer and supplier SmartWitness has appointed Fearghal MacGowan as MD of EMEA to drive “rapid expansion”.
Royal Mail has received approval to revamp its final mile delivery service, and will roll out its Delivery to Neighbour initiative next week. It has received regulatory approval from Ofcom to launch the programme on Monday 1 October, allowing the firm to deliver large items or items that require a signature to a neighbouring address if no one is home to receive them. Until now it was the only major delivery company in the UK who did not offer the […]
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.