Friday 19th Apr 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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UPS transports medical supplies via drones

UPS and autonomous drone technology company Matternet have partnered to transport medical supplies via unmanned drones at WakeMed’s hospital and campus in Raleigh, North Carolina, US.

Ocado signs CFC deal with Australian supermarket giant

Australian supermarket group Coles has signed a deal with Ocado for two customer fulfilment centres, one in Sydney and one in Melbourne. It will also use Ocado’s store pick software for its home delivery services in less populated areas.

Delivery Group acquires ONEPOST

The Delivery Group has acquired ONEPOST in a move that will take combined group turnover to £250 million, managing almost a billion items of mail and packages in the UK and Internationally.

75 tractors and trailers for Menzies

Menzies Distribution has acquired 27 new 44-tonne DAF XF tractors and 42 single-deck and six double-deck Montracon curtainside trailers for a new retail contract.

DHL trials LNG tractor and mega-trailer

DHL Freight is trialling an LNG-powered truck paired with an over-sized trailer – something not previously possible owing to the design of the tank.

CMA CGM set to complete CEVA takeover

CMA CGM has received acceptances for 89.47 per cent of CEVA Logistics’ shares and expects final settlement of its offer on 16th April.