Hermes is taking part in a trial to find out how other road users interact with an apparently driverless van, in order to discover if autonomous vehicles might help their business. The two-week early stage trial involves a specially adapted Ford CV featuring sensors that mimic the look of an actual self-driving vehicle, while a ‘hidden’ Hermes driver controls the vehicle. Hermes said the driver will play a passive role, simply driving the vehicle while ‘pedestrian couriers’ support the van, […]
DHL Supply Chain has hit back at union accusations that it sent drivers out last week in conditions that put their safety at risk.
The UK government is calling for the logistics industry’s views on the use of automated vehicles on motorways.
It’s been a dramatic year in home delivery. ArrowXL was forced to watch one of its key hubs burn to the ground, and DX Group lost its senior leadership team after years of unrest and financial turbulence. To recap what’s happened in the sector in 2017 here’s a look back at it, neatly boxed up for you.