Friday 19th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Emergency Brexit medicine plan

The government is looking to hire an express distribution service for the movement of medicines and medical products between the continent and the UK ahead of Brexit.

Water-free van washing for DPD

DPD has appointed water-free car wash company Dropless.co.uk to clean the vehicles at its Westminster parcels depot.

Yodel takes first electric truck

Yodel has taken delivery of its first electric 7.5 tonne – a Mitsubishi FUSO eCanter. It will initially be based at Yodel’s depot in Hayes, and used across London.

Ford explores robot delivery

Ford is working with Agility Robotics to explore the use of robots to make the final delivery from a self driving vehicle.

DX loses passport delivery contract

Her Majesty’s Passport Office has decided not to renew its delivery contract with DX which is due to expect in January next year.

First B777 freighter for DHL

DHL has taken delivery of its first new Boeing 777 Freighter – the first of four due to go into service this year replacing older less fuel-efficient B747-400 freighters.

Vans contribute £56bn a year

The number of vans on UK roads has grown by 59 per cent since 2000 and vans now contribute £56 billion a year in wages to the UK economy, according to research from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders and Bearing Point.