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. […]
The 2014 MT Awards will see the launch of a new category – the Business Excellence Award, sponsored by leading pallet network Fortec.
GeoPost UK is preparing for its Christmas peak by launching a recruitment drive across its InterLink and DPD businesses. The company is looking to fill 900 temporary vacancies, largely for drivers and sorters, to match the increase in parcel volumes in the run up to Christmas. Chief executive Dwain McDonald said: “Our aim is to give our customers the same high standards of service all year round, including the Christmas peak, and this is why we have made this massive […]
Many of the UK’s major multi-modal operators will be heading to the Multimodal exhibition at the Birmingham NEC later this month.