Whistl subsidiary Parcelhub has expanded its local collection service to Essex and south east London via a new collection point at Basildon. The launch sees Parcelhub provide a single daily parcel collection service for SME and mid-market retailers, wholesalers and brands, allowing them to access over 600 delivery service options for their customers through 20 UK and international carrier partners. From its Basildon base, businesses in the RM, SS, IG, E, SE, BR and parts of the CM and DA […]
DPD is expanding a number of its sites and investing in a new sorting hub and depots to handle increased demand from online retailers. The £175m investment, which follows a period of growth after the launch of its Predict service, includes a £12m investment in building 10 new depots, £20m of funding to upgrade its Sheffield and Thetford depots, as well as opening a £100m East Midlands sorting hub. The expansion is expected to create 1,500 full-time jobs. A spokesman […]
Disruption in retailer Habitat’s home deliveries has put delivery firm Panther Warehousing in the firing line of its customers.
Motor Transport has teamed up with Brigade Electronics to bring operators running into London a webinar on TfL’s Direct Vision Standard to be held on 19 May 2020. From February 2021 it is expected an estimated 250,000 trucks over 12 tonnes GVW running into Greater London must have a Direct Vision Standard (DVS) permit. DVS will rate trucks from zero to five stars on the amount of visibility drivers have from their cab of other road users around their vehicle, […]