Delivery firm Evri, formerly known as Hermes UK, is trialling an electric-powered delivery solution in Bristol with last mile innovators, Zedify, using pedal-powered electric vehicles such as cargo bikes. Early data from the trial shows a 13% increase in efficiency, according to Evri, plus a 98% reduction in carbon in the final mile when delivered by bike compared to a traditional van delivery, aided by an increase in volume. The estimated carbon saving figure in the final mile would be […]
Yodel’s annual loss increased by nearly half, its latest financial accounts reveal, despite a change in senior management and the firm’s extensive remodelling of its network.
Royal Mail’s “astonishing reversal of fortunes” after the online shopping surge during the pandemic means it expects to make an adjusted operating profit of £700m, more than double last year’s £325m.
B2C parcel giant DPD says it is enhancing its green credentials by providing carbon neutral shipping from its five major European markets at no extra cost to the customer. The initiative, badged Total Zero, will see the company build on measures to reduce its carbon footprint as well as buy carbon credits to offset remaining CO2 from its 2.5m daily parcel movements. From July, business and consumer shipments to all destinations around the world from France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium […]