Parcel firm DPD is redefining the way it operates within an urban environment to ensure its fleet of 8,000 delivery vehicles reduce their impact on air quality, noise levels and road safety. With 46% of parcels now destined for city centres, DPD’s Urban Delivery Strategy has seen the launch of a network of micro-depots with all-electric trunking, alongside a wider expansion of its electric fleet to 732 vehicles by the end of 2020. This number has since increased to 800. […]
DAF XF Having won the title twice in the past four years, it is no surprise to see the DAF XF again on the shortlist. What makes the XF such a good fleet truck? One of our panel of operators summed it up: “Best purchase price, best back up, good driver appeal, fuel performance which is consistent with its competitors, good parts availability and conservative development over a long period of time meaning that in-house maintenance is still an option.” […]
Cemex, which has been shortlisted for the Motor Transport Safety in Operation award, has achieved Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) gold status for its national fleet.
DPD has launched a customer returns service in conjunction with Hermes, extending the parcel carriers’ seven-year relationship.