Alternative fuels

Godman Absolutely committed to an electric future for London same-day courier

March 12, 2021 Steve Hobson

In the era BC (Before COVID-19) same-day couriers were the preserve of the rich and famous who just had to have that diamond ring today or City businesses such as legal or banking where urgent paper documents had to be delivered physically rather than by email. But the lockdown has changed that, according to Stuart Godman, CEO of London courier group Absolutely.

Air quality

Swedish out-of-hours delivery trial removes HGVs from rush-hour

May 25, 2017 Hayley Pink

A freight trial in the Swedish city of Stockholm has identified both business and environmental benefits from the use of out-of-hours delivery patterns. The Off Peak City Distribution trial, led by Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology, saw two trucks receive an exemption to the current night-time delivery ban in place from 10pm to 6am in Stockholm. Researchers wanted to see if lifting the ban would drive operational efficiency for hauliers and businesses receiving their goods, as well as congestion-busting and air quality benefits […]