IoC news

IoC news

Industry news of relevance to Fellows and Members

The 2021 glassware was unveiled to a full house of Fellows at the recent September Heads of Industry round table of final mile, last mile Express courier.

IOC President, Viscount Lord Falkland was delighted to announce that the guest of honour for the twenty-fifth National Courier Awards will be HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne.

Express logistics company based in the North West, Today Team has announced two new senior appointments following an unprecedented 35% growth in turnover during the pandemic.

DPD is fully committed to making major changes to its operation with low emission delivery to 225 European cities by 2025, aimed at making progress towards Goal 13 - Climate Action.

The campaign brings to life why the Goals are the World's To Do List for people and planet using sticky notes - a set of playful yet profound messages which re-imagine the Goals as a series of short actionable ‘to do's', setting a clear reminder that we have the plan to fix the world's problems, we just need the action to get it done.

Rico Logistics are excited to announce the launch of a new fleet of electric vehicles as part of their ongoing commitment to a cleaner London!!!!

‘A truly incredible milestone.’

Hermes UK has appointed a highly experienced and effective Chief People Officer as part of its commitment to investing in its people as the business continues to grow and transform.

Penny Garnett will take up the newly created role, working alongside the Executive Committee, to lead Hermes UK’s people strategy and vision working with Jill Maples in her new role of People and Culture Director.

August 2021, developers Prologis handed Royal Mail the keys to the million parcel a night, Midlands Parcel Hub to begin the internal fit out of the Daventry-based hub.

1099 km without intermediate charge.

DPD, ‘We are Guinness World Record holders! After 1099 km, 23 hours and 392 laps at the Contidrom.'


CV Show – £16 for the car park!

Void shells – empty space – lots of electric van.

VN5 electric taxi van at front of house.


UPS are at the official Expo 2020 Dubai, they are showcasing the debut of the Fernhay e-quad.

Less than three feet wide, the four-wheeled electric-assist cycle is catering to complex urban deliveries allowing the driver to easily move through congested narrow streets and to pedal in bike/cycle lanes.

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