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DfT say most vans carry equipment, tools and materials.

A business-owned van is typically less than three years old.

Van mileage up over 100% to 55.5 billion miles

Van mileage as a proportion of all vehicles up to 16%


A bumper packed virtual round table Tuesday 30th March 2021.

Full house – screen wide - sector-wide: national, regional and local.


Don’t throw it away – Throw it our way

DPD and ASOS launch initiative to collect pre-loved clothing and deliver it to charities free of charge



Yodel Chief Commercial Officer, Sam Holden, speaks on the importance of being a partner and not just a supplier.

This spring, CitySprint will be opening a brand-new Sheffield service centre.

The new location at 6b Aspen Court, Rotherham, will offer customers a variety of delivery options and van sizes in Sheffield and the surrounding areas.


Tanya James, who works in customer service at Yodel’s Llanelli service centre, for easter 2021 is celebrating 30 years of service with the independent parcel carrier.

March 17th ‘Uber Day’ news-wide reports Uber move to pay from start of job.

Institute of Couriers hosted sector-wide Express courier round tables to create a Taylor Review submission back in 2017.

We have that link for you here and below we repeat expert sector lawyer Melanie Stancliffe's review of the Supreme Court judgement.

Express sector's Taylor Review submission 2017 for you to read. Click here to view what the sector says about worker status in Express


Mike Hancox, ‘Thousands of new customers embrace digital shopping.’

Clean air Euro6, then new standards for zero emission in Oxford city centre.

Park at the end of the street and complete final metres on foot!’

Bath Euro 6 Class C clean air zone began this week (Monday 15th). Birmingham follows shortly, and this week Oxford have announced their zero emission pilot will start in August.

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