IoC news

IoC news

Industry news of relevance to Fellows and Members

The eco – sustainable transport show in Telford.

Go green, grow your lanyard.

Fellows natter and network Wednesday May 24th

Dr Tracey Worth keynotes final mile

Sector asks the delivery to door questions.


We sat down with Carl Moore, COO Yodel to discuss his journey in the industry so far, advice he'd give to anyone looking to progress and the biggest learnings during his career.

‘Welcome to the industry – a resilient industry.

We are here to connect.’

Standing room only – a full house

Yodel take win for driver excellence.


National Crime Squad keynote for organised regional crime.

DfT – DVSA, HSE and MCIA in one room for you.

HSE shift pattern best practice to DfT licence weights for EV vans.

A first-hand update on Birmingham rail freight by Ed Clarke.

Yodel has announced a new six-month trial of parcel lockers at sites in Northern Ireland.

Run in partnership with PayPoint via its Collect+ network, the trial will see the independent parcel carrier utilise self-service parcel lockers from OOHPod initially at nine locations, including Lidl stores in Castlereagh, Newtownards, Shore Road Belfast, and Lisburn.

The parcel lockers, which provide 24/7 contactless access for customers to pick-up online deliveries at their convenience, will be available as a click & collect option to select via retailer’s store locators.

The Department for Transport (DfT) Permanent Secretary, with the approval of the Prime Minister, has this week (3 May 2023) announced that Jo Shanmugalingam, currently a Director General at the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT), has been appointed as the new Second Permanent Secretary at DfT.

Varamis Rail Stakeholder event at Birmingham International Station.

Institute of Couriers fellow, Ed Clarke attended an event organised by Phil Read the (Managing Director of Varamis Rail).


Alternative Fuel focus - Transport goes green.

BP talk diverse energy mix.

John Lewis Bio fuel HGV fleet.

EV Maxus van launch – Volta centre seat, HVS Hydrogen truck.

IOC made Thursday 20th the visit day for a fellows' natter.


HVS unveils UK’s first zero-emission Hydrogen-Electric HGV truck with 370 mile range

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