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Industry news of relevance to Fellows and Members

Whistl begin electric vehicle rollout – Maxus and EO charging.

Whistl has begun the rollout of electric vehicles within its fleet following a strategic review of its future transport needs.

As part of their ongoing growth strategy, CitySprint is delighted to announce the acquisition of EcoSpeed, the major independent and Manchester-based same day courier company.

The deal highlights CitySprint’s ongoing growth strategy, underpinned by the acquisition of strong regional courier businesses.

 IOC fellows made an Express delivery to an early morning visit to the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC.

The trucks are gone; it's vans at the heart of the NEC CV Show and they are electric!.

The rugged Isuzu jeep parked on the rocky outcrop at the entrance, was the prelude to more vans inside

The blue carpet led the way to all things vans and the yellow carpet zone signposted accessories.

- Maxus 12 EV vans
- Ford E transit showcasing almost 200 mile range

DPD confirms all-electric delivery status for 10 towns and cities and announces plans for five additional ‘green' towns.

DPD all-electric target updated to 30 locations, two years earlier than planned.

 Princess, DfT Minister and truck driver of the year.

Opening the conference, Nadeem Raza – Microlise CEO

‘Thank you for getting everything delivered during the challenge.’


Santis Global – more than a Logistics company.

Santis diversity - 50% of management team are women.

Having a clear view helps you achieve so much.

Yodel, announced this week that it is partnering with Certas Energy to roll out the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), a cleaner alternative to diesel, to fuel its shunter fleets at its Shaw, Wednesbury and Hatfield sorting centres.

Callum Macpherson Investec fuel derivatives expert talks fuel price to IOC

‘Diesel prices are very high on an historic basis due to...’

Lease deal will provide swap to electric as vans come available.

Cost of fuel – Worker status – road closures from Jubilee to Commonwealth Games – Light vehicle licencing by MCIA

What is sortation? ‘It’s achieving destination!’