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Road Haulage Association unhappy with HGV driver testing proposals

The Road Haulage Association has lashed out at government proposals to simplify HGV driver testing, citing an already-too-high death rate in warehouse yards with existing testing. The government, which is ...

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Wilko invests in autonomous delivery vehicle startup

UK homewares chain Wilko is investing £3 million in Oxford based StreetDrone to develop autonomous home deliveries. The investment is part of a multi-million pound pre-Series A funding round for ...

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Post Office offers pick-up/drop-off services with Amazon

Just a couple of weeks after announcing it will be a pick up and collection point for major UK carriers DPD, the Post Office has announced it is to offer ...

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Glovo makes 2 acquisitions in on-demand delivery space

European on-demand delivery company Glovo has made two major acquisitions – Spain based Lola Market and Portugal based Mercadao. Between the two newly acquired firms, they have a portfolio of ...

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GrubMarket gets $120m in Series E funding

US Supply chain tech company GrubMarket has received $120m in Series E funding from a group of more than 10 investors. GrubMarket helps link up and manage relationships between food ...

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An Post hit by inbound cross border parcel delays

Irish An Post has seen delays in inbound cross border parcel delivery thanks to EU customs issues surrounding Brexit. In July the EU introduced new rules requiring additional electronic documentation ...

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UPS opens new air hub in East Midlands

UPS has opened its 36,000 square metre expanded air hub at East Midlands Airport (EMA). The £138 million investment in the hub will strengthen the connection between regional businesses and ...

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UPS acquires same-day delivery company

US logistics giant UPS has taken a step into the same-day delivery market by acquiring same-day delivery startup Roadie for an undisclosed sum. UPS was an early investor into Roadie ...

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Posti opens large parcel locker unit

Posti has opened its largest parcel locker unit to date in Northern Finland. The OmaPosti Kiosk in Ideapark Oulu has 830 individual lockers as well as self-service terminals for sending ...

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Amazon offers same-day grocery delivery in Manchester

Amazon Prime customers in Manchester can now have their groceries delivered the same day if they make the order before 21:00. The service is through the Morrisons on Amazon offering ...

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