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UPS launches eBike

UPS has launched its first eBike – an electrically-assisted tricycle which is designed to deliver packages. The launch, which is in a testing phase, coincides with the delivery company’s pledge to reduce carbon emissions.

E-fulfilment drives profit growth for Clipper

Strong profit growth for Clipper Logistics

Operating profit was up 23 per cent at Clipper Logistics in the half year to 31 October, driven by a strong performance in e-fulfilment and returns management.

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New CEO for DHL Supply Chain

Paul Dyer (pictured) is to replace current CEO of DHL Supply Chain (UK) Perry Watts, who is retiring after 21 years at the logistics company. Dyer is the current president of global automotive & MD UKI automotive and Europe, DHL Supply Chain.

Profits slip at Fowler Welch despite growth

Fowler Welch, which provides logistics services to the food industry, increase sales by 11 per cent to £80 million in the first half, but operating profit fell from £3.5m to £2.3m.

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Effi-BOT wins DHL robotics challenge

Effi-BOT, an autonomous delivery robot created by French robotics company Effidence, has won DHL’s robotics competition at the company’s innovation day, reports Alex Leonards from Troisdorf, Germany.

Joinery specialist chooses XPO

Joinery specialist Performance Doorset Solutions has chosen XPO Logistics to handle up to 50 transports per week between factories, ports, stores and new property developments.