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Sainsbury’s re-starts same-day delivery

After pausing it during the pandemic, Sainsbury’s has relaunched its same-day delivery service. The supermarket giant will operate the same-day delivery service out of 250 UK stores. According to Sainsbury’s ...

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DPD pushes climate commitment on To Do List

La Poste owned parcel carrier DPD has joined the ‘World’s To Do List’ campaign for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as part of its commitment to sustainability. DPD joins a ...

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Picnic gets £500m in Series D funding

‘Modern milkman’ food delivery company Picnic has received £500 million in Series D funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and existing shareholders to roll out its operations in ...

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Renault introduces 19 tonne EV truck

Production of the 19-tonne Renault D Wide ZE series truck has begun at the Renault factory in Normandy, France. Renault already has been producing a 16 tonne D ZE and ...

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Asda to pilot Wayne delivery robots

UK supermarket chain Asda has agreed to begin a pilot of delivery robots with autonomous vehicle startup Wayne, beginning in 2022. The Wayne delivery robots are to be trialled in ...

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Hermes UK begins to electrify fleet

UK parcel carrier Hermes has made the move to electric by ordering 168 electric Mercedes Benz eSprinter vans. The vans will deliver and pick up parcels from the Hermes ParcelShop ...

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Jiffy raises £20.4m in funding to expand out of London

UK ultra-fast delivery company Jiffy has raised £20.4 million in funding to expand its services outside of London. Founded in April this year, the firm has now raised a total ...

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Lidl adds 15 new bpost parcel lockers to Belgian stores

Discount supermarket chain Lidl is to install 15 parcel locker machines operated by Belgian bpost at stores in Flanders and Brussels. Currently Lidl has six bpost parcel locker machines installed ...

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CouriersPlease – big peak season expected

Australian parcel delivery company CouriersPlease is projecting another big Christmas peak season. The carrier has already seen an 80% spike in volumes compared to 2020 between March and May. In ...

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DigiHaul receives investment from DHL and Ezyhaul

Deutsche Post DHL and major Southeast Asian digital freight platform Ezyhaul have announced a US $20 million investment in UK based logistics tech startup DigiHaul. The UK startup connects shippers ...

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