Logistics UK has said the ‘search for the country’s best van driver is on’ with the launch of its Van Driver of the Year competition for 2021.
Yodel is hiring 30 new LGV driver apprentices across the UK providing the opportunity to earn while they learn.
More than half (53%) of 18-24-year-olds would be more inclined to shop with a retailer if the delivery company prioritised reducing its carbon emissions.
Better safety standards need to be applied to vehicles being used in the gig economy, says FleetCheck.
FedEx wants to achieve carbon-neutral operations globally by 2040, with the electrification of its parcel pickup and delivery fleet key to achieving its goal.
Addison Lee has launched AL Now – a two-hour, rapid delivery service that gives local London businesses a faster way to deliver to their customers.
SMMT says that van sector has been responding to growing demand as businesses have scaled up online delivery operations through the pandemic.
Yodel is recruiting 2,950 new employees across the country as it prepares for what is expected to be the busiest festive period in recent history.
The appreciation of Britain’s delivery drivers and couriers has surged during lockdown, according to research commissioned by McCarron Coates.
Delivery firm wants 6,000 new staff, including 3,500 drivers in response to an unprecedented boom in online shopping caused by Covid-19.
A £2 billion plan to promote cycling and walking fails to recognise how commercial fleets will keep towns and cities stocked, says the FTA.
Delivery hours for supermarkets and other food retailers have been extended by the Government as the Coronavirus continues to spread.
Speedy Freight expands with its sixth new branch in the last four months
Menzies Distribution improves its newstrade hub.
Speedy Freight continues its expansion.
Over 40 Citroen Relay vans ordered by CEF.
UPS has applied for certification to begin drone deliveries in America.
Deliveroo and electric moped rental company Elmovo are offering food delivery riders in London the ability to rent an electric moped by the hour.
A last-mile delivery concept using self-driving, electric pods called Ez-Pro has been unveiled by Renault at the Hannover Motor Show in Germany.
Delivery firms are increasingly switching to automated route planning and delivery management software packages, to improve customer service.