IoC news

IoC news

Industry news of relevance to Fellows and Members

In association with Green TV, DPD hosted a successful virtual event on the challenges of clean air in cities.

ASOS consolidating orders to one delivery each day.


150 thousand parcels by pedal power.

No van over three years old.

Focused investment in fleet and technology helps independent carrier hit its green goals


During the trial, parcels were delivered more quickly than when one courier drove to each address.


IOC Heads of Industry Express Courier round table - 90 mins on Tuesday Feb 2nd.

TfL Streetscape legal challenge update by Andy Neather.

HSE Covid-safe audit updates by Nina Day.

Security group outline – package threat and theft.

Alan Lewis spoke Brexit immigration recruitment for courier.

DEFRA National clean air zone update – Isobel Pastor.


Virtual express courier sector round tables hosted by the IOC have been turning into a must-not-miss event for express sector. Feb was no exception, with a big hot potato finish by Alan Lewis on post-Brexit recruitment law.

Government announces plan not to implement EU law,  claiming British drivers will avoid a £50 a year insurance hike

Controversial EU 'Vnuk' motor insurance law requiring certain classes of vehicle to be insured on private land to be removed from British law.


Tuffnells and Don-Bur team up to deliver innovative “urban Mini-Wedge” trailer In an industry first,

DX Investment Programme Continues with New Security Control Room.

DX, delivering parcel freight, secure, courier, 2-Man and logistics services, has announced the latest step in its Group investment programme with the opening of its new Security Control Room in Tipton, West Midlands.

The Security Control Room will allow for the centralised monitoring of CCTV, alarms and access controls across all of DX’s sites.

Record number of flowers delivered for Valentine's Day.

Yodel plays Cupid as flower deliveries surged 77% year-on-year.

Already committed to electric van zero emission, Absolutely steps up, ‘pedals up the clean air’.

Central London ‘Eco Hub’ to focus on zero-emissions express courier cargo cycles.

Absolutely achieving 90% of all APC overnight collections on an electric van or cargo bike in Central London.


Jon Stockton moves to Whistl, strengthens Fulfilment and Contact Centre Management Team.