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By Chris Dawson September 20, 2019 - 10:39 am

Order placed for 100k Amazon Electric Delivery Vans

100,000 Amazon electric delivery vans will start to hit the roads from 2021. They are coming from Rivian, an electric vehicle startup that took a $700 million investment from the Amazon. This is the largest order ever of electric delivery vehicles. With the first vans starting

DPD Electric Vehicle Nissan eNV200 delivers in Berkshire

DPD are now running an electric fleet outside London where they have been highly publicised. I've received my first zero emissions delivery via a DPD Electric Vehicle (a Nissan eNV200) at Thatcham in leafy Berkshire. Couriers use of electric vehicles is interesting due to their limited

Yodel employee Gill Kelly celebrates 40 year company milestone

Gill Kelly, a parcel sorter from Shaw, has hit her 40 year anniversary with UK independent parcel carrier Yodel, an amazing achievement in this day and age where job mobility has become the norm. Gill isn't even thinking of quitting yet, taking all the

UPS bundle up for peak with plans to hire 100,000 workers

UPS today announced the plans to bundle up for the peak trading season as they expect to take on-board about 100,000 seasonal employees to support the anticipated annual increase in package volume that will begin in November and continue through January 2020. That's enough people

Yodel safety gate to prevent unloading accidents

Yodel have partnered with their trailer manufacturer Cartwright to develop an innovative new safety gate system designed to reduce accidents as part of the latest addition to its trailer fleet. The custom-engineered safety feature has been designed to protect operatives from falling items when trailers

UPS welcome high-speed sortation centre to their operations

UPS have officially opened a new high-speed sortation centre in New Castle, Delaware, adding approximately 70% more package processing power to support the growing demand of businesses and residential customers in New Castle County and across the state. The move will see UPS providing additional pickup

ShipStation accelerates global footprint with presence in London

ShipStation, the web-based ecommerce shipping solution announced the opening of their new office in London, accelerating their global growth. ShipStation’s new London office supports the company’s rapid expansion in the UK, with plans to continue their international growth later this year in France. The move aims

Royal Mail Bristol Mail Centre new parcel sortation machinery

Royal Mail has installed automated parcel sortation machinery in its Bristol Mail Centre to speed up the processing of parcels. The new technology replaces a manual sorting process that can be both time consuming and physically demanding, often requiring two separate sorts to get parcels

DPD appoints eco-friendly Dropless for London fleet cleaning

DPD have appointed Dropless, an eco-friendly start up car wash company who will be responsible for ensuring the fleet vehicles at DPD's all-electric Westminster parcel depot remain spotless. DPD Westminster was the UK's first all-electric parcel depot and is part of a network of zero-emission DPD

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