Uber’s Licence Has Been Revoked In London

Uber’s Licence Has Been Revoked In London

Uber’s operating licence in the capital has been revoked, Transport for London (TfL) has announced. It comes after months of debate over passenger safety and vetting of drivers. Withdrawing the licence, TfL described Uber as not being “fit and proper” to offer its services to Londoners. Mayor Sadiq Khan said the decision had been made to protect customer safety, adding that all companies must “play by the rules”. The firm criticised the move, saying that…

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TNT Express Cyber-Attack Significantly Dented Fedex Results

TNT Express Cyber-Attack Significantly Dented Fedex Results

The cyber-attack on TNT Express earlier this year has slashed new owner FedEx’s profits by $300 million. But TNT is now back on track, says expert parcel broker Fastlane International. The full impact of the NotPetya cyber-attack on the international delivery company TNT Express earlier this year has hit home, with the announcement that net income is down 16% at TNT’s new owners FedEx: from $715 million a year ago to $596 million, for its…

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New Deal Puts Pass My Parcel On Track For Further Growth

New Deal Puts Pass My Parcel On Track For Further Growth

Rapidly-growing parcel delivery and collection company, Pass My Parcel has secured an exclusive deal with an emerging online fashion retailer. ALL GOOD THINGS, a trend-led womenswear brand that launches in October, enlisted the parcel specialist to deliver click-and-collect and label-less return services to its customers via a network of more than 3,500 newsagents and convenience stores. Pass My Parcel, which is owned by news and magazine wholesalers Smiths News, now works with 17 retailers, including…

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Calls for ‘dangerous cycling’ laws as man is sentenced to 18 months

Calls for ‘dangerous cycling’ laws as man is sentenced to 18 months

A cyclist has been found guilty of bodily harm by ‘wanton and furious driving’ and sentenced to 18 months in a young offender’s institution after knocking over and killing a 44-year old woman in East London. Charlie Alliston, then 18, was riding a so-called ‘fixie’ or ‘fixed-wheel’ bike, a type of track bicycle with no front brake. Fixie bikes are illegal for use on UK public roads. He was cleared of manslaughter, but found guilty…

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Parcelly and Eurosender launch international shipping solution

Parcelly and Eurosender launch international shipping solution

Parcelly announces a new partnership with Eurosender, the price comparison website for parcel shipping across Europe. The collaboration will roll out in 2 stages, with phase 1 utilising Parcelly locations as drop off points for items to be sent internationally, and phase 2 offering shipping rates within the Parcelly app and enabling parcel pick-ups via their nationwide network of more than 1,500 Parcelly locations. Phase 1 was launched on September 12th in London. For Eurosender…

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ArrowXL Opens Droitwich Spa Warehouse Ahead Of Worcester Rebuild

ArrowXL Opens Droitwich Spa Warehouse Ahead Of Worcester Rebuild

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-man home delivery expert, has strengthened its presence in the West Midlands by signing a two-year lease on a warehouse and distribution centre in Droitwich Spa. The move comes as the delivery firm announces plans to rebuild its facility in Worcester, which was destroyed by a fire in April. The company will operate out of the 160,000-square-foot Droitwich Spa facility from early next month, with an experienced project team currently preparing the…

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Garmin® introduces the next generation of navigation for truck drivers

Garmin® introduces the next generation of navigation for truck drivers

Garmin International, today introduced the dēzl™ 580 LMT-D, a new truck navigator that offers easy break planning, built-in Wi-Fi for seamless updates, free lifetime Digital Traffic6, and a full suite of smart2 solutions to assist truckers on every route. The rugged dēzl 580 LMT-D features an easy-to-read 5.0-inch display, customizable truck routing3 for the size, weight and load of a truck, plus all the truck-specific navigation features found throughout the Garmin dēzl product line –…

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Whistl Opens Bolton Super Depot

Whistl Opens Bolton Super Depot

Whistl, the leading delivery management company with activities in Business Mail, Doordrop Media and Parcels, has officially opened its new Bolton super depot located on the Logistics North development by Junction 4 of the M61. Nick Wells, CEO was joined by local councillors and representatives from the local community at the opening event along with clients of Whistl who wanted to see the state of the art facility. Whistl began moving into the building in…

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MP Welcomes Arrowxl As Warehouse Expansion Boosts Local Economy

MP Welcomes Arrowxl As Warehouse Expansion Boosts Local Economy

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-man home delivery expert, has been praised by a Member of Parliament after completing a warehouse expansion that will create up to 50 jobs in Wigan. Labour MP Lisa Nandy toured the upgraded facility on Friday, following the completion of a £1.7m investment in a new high bay pallet racking system. The 15-metre-high racking, which incorporates 17,000 pallet spaces, effectively doubles the warehouse’s capacity to 34,000 spaces in total. As part…

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Hermes Displays Excellence To Scoop Top Award

Hermes Displays Excellence To Scoop Top Award

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, is celebrating after the company secured a national award on Wednesday evening. The Morley-based company fought off tough competition to win in the Operational & Compliance Excellence category at the 2017 Motor Transport Awards, held at Grosvenor House in London. The award recognises a company that manages the balancing act of running a profitable, safe, legal and efficient fleet of vehicles. Hermes’ operational team ensures the business remains proficient, profitable…

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