Home deliveries increased exponentially during the pandemic and the trend looks unlikely to relent
People outside the transport sector, including more women, are taking up driver roles as a result of the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Royal Mail is installing telemetry technology to 11,000 small vans to encourage more fuel-efficient driving styles across the UK.
Three years in service could increase to six or seven
Royal Mail is trialling a prototype version of LEVC’s new range-extender electric van, the VN5.
Almost 4 in 5 members of the van community (78%), say the work they are doing is contributing to keeping members of the public safe, according to the latest Business Barometer research from Mercedes-Benz Vans UK.
Paul Gatti, fleet director at Royal Mail, explains how he and his team have adapted to support operations and keep staff safe. As told to Sarah Tooze.
Mediafleet has won a contract to brand 190 new Royal Mail electric vans.
Royal Mail Group – a member of Optimise Prime, the world’s largest electric vehicle project - has signed a deal with EDF to deliver EV infrastructure.
But concerns remain about how the sector will cope if EU drivers not welcome post-Brexit.
Royal Mail is to triple the size of its electric van fleet with the addition of 190 new models by the end of the year.
The real-world implications of operating low and zero emission vehicles are challenging, says the lead engineer at the UK’s largest commercial vehicle fleet.
Fleet operators will get a chance to inspect Arrivals 7.5 tonne electric van, intended for Royal Mail trials.
By Chris Sykes, national sales manager Moneybarn
National Windscreens has been appointed by Royal Mail as sole supplier for its windscreen repair, replacement and ADAS calibration requirements.
Matt de Prez explores if there are cheaper, quicker and clearner alternatives to trunking with the help of industry experts.
Vodafone has been awarded the commercial fleet of the year for business services at the Commercial Fleet Awards 2017.
Royal Mail has been recognised as the Commercial Fleet Awards 2017 delivery operator of the year.
Royal Mail is to trial nine electric-powered commercial vehicles in partnership with Arrival.
Royal Mail will purchase 100 electric Peugeot Partner vans, to be used by postmen and women on their delivery rounds.