Urban Distribution

James Hall & Co takes delivery of first electric refrigerated trailer

 
James Hall & Co’s transport and logistics department has taken delivery of the company’s first fully electric refrigerated trailer as part of plans to cut emissions and beat the demands of the increasing number of […]

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First Hydrogen reveals its zero emission vans during performance tests in Birmingham

 
First Hydrogen has commenced performance testing of its fuel cell-powered vans (FCEV) for the first time at the Horiba Mira proving ground in Birmingham, where the vehicles are undergoing track based performance trials. They aim to confirm the s…

CitySprint brings in 600 extra couriers to tackle peak season

 
CitySprint is gearing up for Christmas by recruiting 600 couriers across the UK. The same-day distribution firm said the new recruits will join its existing fleet of more than 3,500 couriers and it is hiring across a range of vehicles, with a pa…

Infinium Logistics seeks industrial sites after launching EV fleet charging real estate fund

 
Global logistics solutions provider Infinium Logistics has launched what it claims is the world’s first dedicated EV fleet charging real estate fund which aims to decarbonise and electrify the final mile sector. The launch will provide £500m of …

Consortium hails final-mile 5G trial of autonomous Terberg electric HGV a success

 
The trial of an autonomous Terberg electric HGV, designed for final-mile delivery, has been completed successfully, according to the consortium leading the project. The pilot, which took place on the 9 and 10 June, saw a Terberg HGV, retrofitted…

DPD ahead of target on all-electric deliveries as roll out continues

 
DPD has confirmed it is now providing an all-electric service to 10 UK towns and cities. The delivery giant is targeting a further 30 locations by the end of 2023 – five more than originally planned and two years earlier than expected. In Octobe…