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This security event was packed with national police briefing

‘Be sure to talk parcel when reporting theft.’

Its about final mile and 400 thousand van drivers delivering parcels at the door.


This week, Royal Mail is expanding its use of low emission vehicles, with the addition of 29 Iveco gas-powered trucks, fuelled by Bio-Compressed Natural Gas (Bio-CNG), to its fleet.

This is an example of the Company’s ongoing commitment to reduce emissions associated with its operations.

Virtual round table rich in operators talking cargo cycle and EV for London deliveries.


- Robust new guidance published to minimise risk of commercial vehicles being used in an attack
- Operators encouraged to improve knowledge of potential risks and develop rigorous security plans
- Latest step taken by Government to boost safety and reduce likelihood of terrorists and criminals gaining access to commercial vehicles


Brand update for Crown Couriers. Very excited to be seeing the transformation of Crown Couriers to Crown SDS (Service Delivery Solutions) - better expressing the breadth of service delivery solutions that the company provides.

We will always need drivers to make the deliveries happen.

Automated Lane Keeping System technology outcome means self-driving vehicles could be used on British roads.

Motorists could see self-driving vehicles on British roads for the first time later this year, the Department for Transport has announced today (28 April 2021).

Carl Lomas comments, ‘great technology, but we will always need drivers to make delivery happen.


Chief Commercial Officer, Sam Holden and Chief Operating Officer, Carl Moore discuss how Yodel’s Commercial and Operations teams work together to ensure a smooth operation and delighted clients and customers.


Sensors on DPD vans and fixed locations will measure PM2.5 levels every 12 seconds

The UK's most sustainable delivery company DPD has announced the roll-out of a major new air quality monitoring programme across 6 of the biggest cities in the UK.


Clean, green and profitable at Yodel

Yodel announce Q3 Trading Update today (April 30th) highlighting, investment and growth.

Yodel CEO, Mike Hancox said "We’re continuing to make significant progress during FY21. The work of our colleagues up and down the country has been fundamental to the success that we’re seeing, and we thank them for their tireless efforts".

Phil Long on PPUD at FedEx Basildon for Bravo Zulu awards