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Clare Bottle takes over from Peter Ward at UKWA

 Whistl has been awarded ‘We invest in people’ accreditation from Investors in People

DPD & MAXUS confirm initial deal of 750 e-DELIVER vans; e-DELIVER 9 & e-DELIVER 3. The order includes 500 long wheelbase 3.5t electric vans. DPD set to have over 1,700 EVs on the road by the end of 2021.


Royal Mail partners with Pharmacy2U for same day deliveries of medication

Royal Mail is launching same day deliveries for some Pharmacy2U medication and healthcare products – initially via the Chemist Direct brand - following a surge in demand during the pandemic.

Circular economy initiative helps fund restoration of vital habitat

A year on from a fire which devastated Wareham Forest, an innovative eco fund created by DPD is helping fund the restoration work

GM launches BrightDrop; aims to electrify last-mile delivery. The company’s electric light commercial vehicle, the EV600, six hundred cubic feet of space, will be on roads in late 2021 led by FedEx’s fleet.


Tuffnells are delighted to confirm that Chris Tresadern has been appointed as CEO of Tuffnells, commencing 5th July.

The vision for the future of transport in the UK.

Opening the Bank Holiday weekend sunshine, in a wide-ranging speech the Transport Secretary set out an ambitious blueprint for rail, roads and greener travel.

Sir Peter Hendy CBE discusses rail freight opporftunities in the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail

"Let's stop what went wrong yesterday and make it better tomorrow."


Van numbers for e-retail look set to rise 50% by 2030