Zapp aims at premium end of fast delivery market

Fast-delivery company Zapp has launched Zapp Boutique where customers can have premium goods delivered from its dark store customer fulfilment centres. Customers will be able to order food, beauty products and technology from the Zapp Boutique range. These include brands such as La Roche-Posay and Moët and Chandon. According to Zapp, this is the first ...

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UPS drivers demand safety not surveillance in workplaces

US UPS drivers and warehouse staff in New York City are taking industrial action for better working conditions thanks to a record breaking heatwave in the city making working conditions ...

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Evri chooses Smart Pension for courier pensions

UK delivery company Evri has appointed Smart Pension to provide workplace pensions for more than 12,000 of its ‘self-employed plus’ drivers. Evri, formerly known as Hermes UK, has had the ...

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Co-op expands Starship deliveries to Bedford

UK grocery and convenience store chain the Co-op has announced it is rolling out its Starship delivery robot deliveries to Bedford and nearby Kempston. This is part of a rapid ...

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Royal Mail makes pharmacy delivery plans ahead of strikes

Royal Mail has made – but not announced – plans on how it will deliver prescription medications during the planned strike action this summer. With prescription medication delivery a new ...

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GeoPost/DPDgroup reports steady first half growth

Generating €7.5 billion in the first half of 2022, GeoPost/DPDgroup have seen growth in revenues of 4.5% in the period compared to last year. It delivered more than one billion ...

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Paack Logistics to lease 200,000sq ft Tamworth warehouse

Rapidly growing Paack Logistics UK has agreed to acquire a lease on a 195,143 square ft warehousing and logistics site in the West Midlands. The site near Tamworth will serve ...

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UPS on efficiency drive to counter volume drops

UPS has launched a ‘Total Service Plan’ to reduce the rate of late deliveries in part by reducing the amount of late departures. The programme includes customised dispatch routes for ...

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DHL Express breaks ground on Munich Airport facility

DHL Express Germany has marked the start of construction of its new Munich Airport unit with a groundbreaking ceremony. The new DHL Express site will be 11,000 square metres in ...

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REE moves Proxima delivery van to customer evaluation

A new EV delivery van called the Proxima, jointly developed by REE Automotive, EAVX and US van body makers Morgan Olson has moved into customer evaluation phase. The ‘step in’ ...

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