IoC news

IoC news

Industry news of relevance to Fellows and Members

DfT announce UK SMEs secure funding to transform future of freight.

Roads Minister Richard Holden said: ‘Whether it’s drones for deliveries on remote islands or zero emission buggies – we want to invest in future technology that could transform how we move goods.’


Cargo Bike push for Manchester & Birmingham.

Dwain McDonald, former CEO of DPD UK for more than a decade, has joined Manchester’s DeliveryApp.

McDonald will replace founder, Lance Jones, who’ll move into the new role of Executive Chairman.

HBC Logistics was delighted to help Darren and the 5 Counties Motorcycle Club with their Easter Egg run.

 It's time to put forward your road safety team member for new IOC virtual group.

The Road Safety & Wellbeing group met for a virtual hour March 9th, to make accessibility key to engaging with the group.

Group chair Chris Floyd from Evri did the introductions. A healthy run of discussion followed - from walking post dog attack through bike, van and heavy truck.

We bring the headline discussion points. As this new launch group builds, it's time to put forward a road safety member of your team to join the group. It’s a virtual hour and the next meeting is May 2nd at ten.

Express final mile, Dr Tracey Worth celebrates success as a beacon for International Women’s Day Wednesday 8th March 2023


24 senior IOC fellows gowned at House of Lords for 2023.

Institute of Couriers announce new President.

Meet the 2023 fellows

Take the Gallery Tour


An Eight Point agenda - Let's get green transport in London

‘Lomas, ‘Clean air for London, clean air for our drivers’

EV truck to train, van cargo bike and drone for delivery

‘LoCity Operators say EV vehicle lifecycle is longer than existing diesel vehicle.’

‘Infastructure and charging remains the key concern for LoCity TFL group.’


 We catch up with next generation managers at Univ West London.

Learning the behaviours of an Express logistics Manager


 DPD UK, today (Feb 23rd) announces that it has completed the acquisition of longstanding final mile courier company, multiple National Courier Award winner, Absolutely, to further strengthen its same day delivery capabilities across the UK.