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Could Royal Mail drop Saturday letter deliveries?

In a major change to the universal service obligation, Royal Mail is reported to be considering dropping Saturday letter delivery and signed-for parcel services. A review of its services is ...

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Hermes UK adds new CNG hub tractors to fleet

Hermes UK is to add a further 70 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) HGV hub tractors to its fleet, taking the lower-CO2-emissions vehicles to 50% of its hub tractor fleet. Each ...

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Logistics UK: government not doing enough about driver shortage

Logistics UK says that the government plan to tackle the UK HGV driver shortage doesn’t go far or fast enough and is unlikely to resolve the issue for a long ...

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Hermes UK supports Etsy sellers with data upload

Hermes UK is introducing an API that will integrate its services with the global online marketplace Etsy, which will give Etsy sellers greater choice, convenience, accuracy and cheaper prices for ...

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The Scarborough Group uses AI to tackle admin

International freight forwarder The Scarborough Group is to use an artificial intelligence system to automate its accounts payable and customs declarations tasks using AI tech company Vector.ai. 
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The Bike Club to use ArrowXL

Two-person delivery company ArrowXL is to collect used bikes from The Bike Club customers as part of the subscription-based kid’s bike service’s reCycle campaign. With gyms and leisure facilities being ...

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FleetCheck offers vehicle replacement planner

Fleet management software specialist FleetCheck is offering a new, Vehicle Replacement Planner service to its clients. This calculates when cars and vans need replacing. According to MD of FleetCheck, said ...

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Haulage Exchange shows major industry post-Brexit problems

A survey of major UK hauliers by specialist return loads platform Haulage Exchange shows the problems that logistics companies are facing with the perfect storm of red tape, driver shortages ...

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Logistics UK encourages members toward net zero emissions

Industry body Logistics UK has launched its ‘Route to Net Zero’ campaign where it will encourage its 18,000 member businesses to decarbonising their operations ‘as quickly, effectively and as urgently ...

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AMCO chooses Descartes customs clearance software

Leading global warehouse and logistics provider AMCO has agreed a partnership with customs software specialists Descartes Systems Group. “Following Brexit, the demand for customs warehousing is growing and operating a ...

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