Testing delivery robots in supermarkets in Cambridgeshire

delivery robots in supermarkets in Cambridgeshire

More supermarket delivery robots will hit the streets in a pilot project in a new village in Cambridgeshire. The county council and Starship Technologies have entered into a delivery partnership with the Co-op. It will see 12,000 residents in 5,000 homes in Cambourne be able to receive goods using robots. The project is part of … Read moreTesting delivery robots in supermarkets in Cambridgeshire

DHL, UPS, FedEx suspend delivery to/from Russia and Belarus

As logistics, cargo transportation, and courier companies suspend business relations with Russia amid sanctions against that country following its invasion of Ukraine, DHL Express, United Parcel Service, and FedEx have now also announced they have frozen deliveries to and from both Russia and its ally, Belarus. The world’s three biggest shipping lines – Danish giant Maersk, Switzerland-based MSC, and … Read moreDHL, UPS, FedEx suspend delivery to/from Russia and Belarus

Missile delivery – the Pentagon has found a replacement for military transport aircraft

The U.S. Air Force is proposing to conduct tests on the program of rocket delivery of cargo and people anywhere in the world, the press service of the U.S. Congress reported on June 3. In particular, it is proposed to finance the Rocket Cargo program for 2022. For $48 million, the initiators of the program … Read moreMissile delivery – the Pentagon has found a replacement for military transport aircraft

FedEx will cut up to 6,300 employees in Europe

FedEx Corp, one of the world’s largest transportation and logistics companies, intends to cut from 5,500 to 6,300 jobs in Europe as part of the integration of TNT Express. The layoffs will affect both operations and back office staff. The layoffs are expected to cost between $300 million and $575 million, MarketWatch reports. Meanwhile, it … Read moreFedEx will cut up to 6,300 employees in Europe

DHL and Formula 1® renew their multi-year partnership ahead of the start of the new racing season

With 23 races, the new season includes largest race calendar in Formula 1® history Three “triple headers” poses new complexity for logistics Season opens March 28 in Bahrain DHL Fastest Lap Award and DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award to continue With the FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipTM about to begin, DHL and Formula 1® are proud … Read moreDHL and Formula 1® renew their multi-year partnership ahead of the start of the new racing season

DPD provides 1,000 new laptops for staff with children home-schooling

The UK’s favourite parcel delivery group DPD has provided 1,000 new Chromebook laptops for members of staff with children studying at home. As the country went into a third national lockdown and schools were closed, DPD made £200,000 available to support staff who have a child that is being home-schooled, but who didn’t have their … Read moreDPD provides 1,000 new laptops for staff with children home-schooling

DHL dispatches its first package as operations commence for Zalando at its ILLESCAS Logistics center in Toledo

DHL will create around 600 new jobs at this site, which covers an area of 37,500 square meters With this platform, Zalando will be able to offer its customers in Spain an improved standard of service thanks to a reduction in the delivery times for their orders DHL Supply Chain Iberia has commenced operations at … Read moreDHL dispatches its first package as operations commence for Zalando at its ILLESCAS Logistics center in Toledo

Yodel cuts emissions by 25% despite record growth

Focused investment in fleet and technology helps independent carrier hit its green goals UK independent parcel carrier Yodel has reduced its carbon emissions by 25% despite record growth over the last five years. The significant reduction can be attributed to Yodel’s £17m investment in its fleet and technology. Fleet improvements As part of its long-term … Read moreYodel cuts emissions by 25% despite record growth