Logistics UK announces Van Driver of the Year 2022

Logistics UK announces Van Driver of the Year 2022

Paul Simonds of G4S Cash Solutions has been crowned Logistics UK’s Van Driver of the Year 2022 following a competition day held at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre alongside ITT Hub and the Future Logistics Conference. Mr Simonds fought off tough competition from 10 other finalists, also winning Van Excellence Driver of the Year 2022 – supported by Bott – and three individual tasks.  The role of a van driver is varied and complex, and…

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Logistics technology firm shortlisted for national award

Logistics technology firm shortlisted for national award

A technology business which helps logistics firms to engage their self-employed workforce is celebrating after being shortlisted for a 2022 National Business Award. Wise, founded in December 2019, has been listed in the ‘Best New Business’ category following tremendous growth which has seen the scale-up business go from twelve employees to over sixty in two and a half years. Based in Birmingham, Wise has developed a platform which is now used by over 250 UK…

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ArrowXL Expand Fleet To Support Business Growth

ArrowXL Expand Fleet To Support Business Growth

ArrowXL, the UK’s largest and longest established 2-person home delivery specialist has unveiled the delivery of 40 new 7.5-tonne built to order trucks, to support their businesses growth strategy. The trucks will complement the company’s existing 2017 & 2019 registered EURO 6 DAF vehicles and will be distributed across the companies UK operating centres. The fleet will leave the Lancashire DAF dealership shortly, following the application of a refreshed wrap livery to the body and…

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Experts to answer logistics industry compliance concerns with free webinar

Experts to answer logistics industry compliance concerns with free webinar

With Employment Status continuing to be an area of scrutiny for government, industry and tribunals and in particular the last-mile delivery sector, business owners have never been under more pressure to make sure that their companies are fully compliant. Now, leading self-employment technology specialist, Wise is reaching out with support for delivery firms by broadcasting a free expert webinar on Monday 25th April hosted by its Tax Director, Jeremy Leach. With over 40 years’ experience…

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DPD teams up with HubBox for ‘click & collect’ first

DPD teams up with HubBox for ‘click & collect’ first

Pair to offer retailers ‘plug and play’ deliver to shop software solution  Leading parcel delivery firm DPD has partnered with retail tech company HubBox for an innovative new ‘click & collect’ initiative that will enable retailers to offer the option of a delivery straight to a customer’s nearest DPD Pickup shop at checkout.  DPD’s nationwide network of 6,000 Pickup shops includes big names like the Post Office, Sainsbury’s, Homebase, Argos, Morrisons, Go Outdoors, Matalan and…

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Fleets’ fuel bills to fall by more than £500 this year thanks to fuel duty reduction

Fleets’ fuel bills to fall by more than £500 this year thanks to fuel duty reduction

RAM Tracking comments on Spring Statement Fleets’ fuel bills to fall by more than £500 this year thanks to fuel duty reduction Nick McClellan, managing director at RAM Tracking, a leading vehicle tracking, dash cam and fleet management company, said: “The cut in fuel duties by 5p per litre announced in today’s spring statement is welcome news and could amount to saving of around £87[1] per vehicle per year or over £600 per year for…

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P&O chaos is disrupting freight and international supply chains

P&O chaos is disrupting freight and international supply chains

The ferry operator P&O’s controversial mass-firing of 800 employees without warning is impacting on cross-Channel freight and UK exporters and importers, warns the international delivery specialist ParcelHero. ParcelHero is also warning that the ongoing suspension of services could have serious implications for Great Britain – Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland (ROI) shipments, during a period of already intense disruption. ParcelHero’s Head of Consumer Research, David Jinks M.I.L.T., says: ‘P&O is not just a passenger ferry operator,…

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Hermes UK Announces Pension Deal For Couriers As It Rebrands To Become ‘Evri’

Hermes UK Announces Pension Deal For Couriers As It Rebrands To Become ‘Evri’

Hermes UK, the leading consumer delivery firm, has announced that it is to rebrand as ‘Evri’ with a new logo and brand identity that will be rolled out across all its locations, vehicles and ParcelShops. One of the first announcements under the new brand is that the company is to auto-enrol its self-employed plus (SE+) couriers, 85% of the network, into a pension by the end of this year. This move is a UK logistics…

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The Search For The UK’s Best Van Drivers Returns

The Search For The UK’s Best Van Drivers Returns

Logistics UK has now launched its annual call for the UK’s best van drivers to compete in its Van Driver of the Year competition 2022.  A change in venue will now see the contest take place at the free-to-attend ITT Hub – an industry-led event showcasing the best in transport innovation and technology – at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre on 11 May 2022. The competition, now in its eighth year, will include…

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Logistics training firm wins prestigious global Stevie Award for sales and customer service

Logistics training firm wins prestigious global Stevie Award for sales and customer service

On Tuesday 1st March a logistics training firm NTP Online Learning was presented with a prestigious Silver Stevie® Award in Customer Service Success – All Other Industries category in the 16th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organizes eight of the world’s leading business awards programs, also…

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