Wednesday 18th Jan 2017 - Logistics Manager

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trailblazer

Trailblazer’s express delivery standard granted

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has granted permission for the Trailblazer level two standard for delivery. The scheme is focused on final mile from food to post, vehicles, walking to motorbikes, light and heavy vans, customer service, returns and failed delivery.

UKMAIL

DHL completes UK Mail takeover

Deutsche Post DHL Group has completed its £243 million takeover of  parcel and logistics company UK Mail.

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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.

PostNL rejects bpost’s final offer

PostNL, the Dutch post office, has rejected a final takeover offer from bpost, the Belgian post office organisation saying that it was not convinced that a transaction could be successfully realised or that a combination of the businesses would be successful.

UPS delivery service reaches 2 million European members

UPS strike cancelled

A planned strike by 140 workers at UPS’ Camden depot over alleged bullying, harassment and racism has been cancelled. According to Unite the Union, the strike was called off after it secured “significant commitments from UPS during talks”.

bt

BT deploys Pelipod delivery lockers

BT has deployed Pelipod delivery lockers to help quicken the delivery of phone and broadband services by reducing the distance its engineers need to travel. The roll out follows the company’s recent acquisition of Pelipod.

WALKER

Walker operates around the clock

Walker Logistics is now operating around the clock at its multi-user facility in Berkshire. The 250,000 sq ft site will facilitate the picking, packing and dispatching of orders, with in-bound and out-bound stock, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.