Hermes is piloting a service in London involving ‘pedestrian couriers’ unloading parcels from Ford vans, which it said reduces vehicle emissions for final mile deliveries.
Central England Co-op is using eight fully electric Mercedes-Benz vans as part of a trial of delivery services on routes in Norfolk, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Birmingham and Derby.
Dorset-based Superior Seals has received a second all-electric Mercedes-Benz van in the form of a 3.5-tonne eSprinter.
YOYOMultiDrops has appointed a new director, Brian Bachelor, to spearhead the company’s growth as its innovative quick-swap bodies head into production.
Three quarters of delivery drivers are willing to switch to zero-emission electric LCVs to reduce pollution, according to a survey carried out on behalf of LeasePlan UK.
Volta Trucks and European rental firm Petit Forestier Group have partnered to make a refrigerated 100% electric commercial vehicle available to hire from 2022.
Online food orders soared 99.2% in October and web sales grew 60.1% year on year, sparking warnings that operators will need to review their planning ahead of the Christmas peak.
DHL Supply Chain has begun operating what it describes as the first purpose-built fully electric 16-tonne vehicle in the UK.
Logistics companies and their customers are responding to seismic changes in online retail in an effort to tackle what is predicted to be an unprecedented peak in Christmas shopping.
Delivery giant DPD is aiming to slash its final mile emissions by 89% in 25 cities across the UK by 2025 by using either zero or low-emission vehicles.