Category Archives: Transport / Logistics Services

UPS uses double-trailer HGVs on Spanish roads

In a bid to reduce its road transport emissions, UPS is using double-trailer HGVs in Spain that it says will reduce its emissions by 30% per trip. The HGVs, operated ...

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Instacart Chair and founder to step down and leave company

Founder of US grocery delivery company Instacart Apoorva Mehta is to stand down from his current role as Executive Chairman and will leave the firm when it goes public. Mehta ...

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Ocado losses grow even as technology business sees strong growth

For the half of the financial year ended 29 May, online supermarket and technology company Ocado has revealed interim losses before tax of £211 million. This it says, “reflects increased ...

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FedEx reviews Sunday deliveries in face of contractor revolt

In response to a growing revolt from its Contract Service Providers (CSPs), FedEx Ground is suspending Sunday deliveries to certain rural addresses in the US. FedEx relies on CSPs to ...

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Deliveroo sells technology to Supermarket of Dreams

Deliveroo has entered into a partnership with London based Supermarket of Dreams where it provides the technology for deliveries, picking and inventory management but the supermarket itself provides the manpower. ...

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Amazon starts to roll out Rivian EV fleet

Online giant Amazon has started to use the first of the Rivian electric vans it has jointly developed with the electric vehicles startup. The plans to use 100,000 EV vans ...

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InPost installs 4,000th UK parcel locker

European parcel locker technology company InPost has announced it has deployed 4,000 lockers across the UK. InPost says that this highlights the rapid growth of its UK locker network and ...

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Wish customers can collect from Collect+ points

Customers of the UK based online marketplace Wish will be able to collect their goods from Collect+ collection points under a new deal agreed between the two companies. Initially the ...

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Amsterdam council forces closure of Getir dark store

Fast delivery company Getir is the latest to have a ‘dark store’ urban fulfilment centre shut down by an Amsterdam court. The hearing took place after the city’s council gave ...

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US Postal Service investigated under environmental regulations

With the Office of the Inspector General estimating that 90% of its routes can be done with 100% electric vehicles and pressure from outside, the US Postal Service has updated ...

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