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Automated parcel delivery – the future of last mile

Automated parcel delivery – the future of last mile

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO NetDespatch.

I read a particularly interesting article this week. It focused on technology and the changing face of delivery. Paragraph after paragraph it waxed lyrical about how consumers were finally starting to embrace new forms of delivery, such as drones and autonomous vehicles, and argued that with robotic drivers no longer limited to our TV screens, soon enough our science-fiction dreams would become a reality.

UK Fleet Safety Awards 2018 open for entries

UK Fleet Safety Awards 2018 open for entries

Brake, the road safety charity has announced the details of its acclaimed annual UK Fleet Safety Awards. Brake is inviting awards entries from fleet operators and suppliers working to reduce the number of road crashes involving at-work drivers.

Fleet industry warned to scrutinise supply chain or risk GDPR breaches

Fleet industry warned to scrutinise supply chain or risk GDPR breaches

Fleet Operations warns that many businesses within the fleet industry remain underprepared for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Innovation is key focus of UK’s Largest Packaging Show

Innovation is key focus of UK’s Largest Packaging Show

Innovation will take centre stage when the UK's largest packaging event, Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2018, returns to the NEC later this month.

Krone to exhibit at the Transport Compleet trade fair

Krone to exhibit at the Transport Compleet trade fair

The German commercial vehicle manufacturer Krone is exhibiting at the Transport Compleet trade fair. This international trade fair takes place from March 13 to 15 2018 in Hardenberg in the Netherlands.

Biomarsh turn to Vacu-Lug Tyre Management to aid compliance throughout their UK fleet

Biomarsh turn to Vacu-Lug Tyre Management to aid compliance throughout their UK fleet

Tanker and environmental waste firm, Biomarsh Environmental Ltd, has joined forces with Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres with the commencement of a comprehensive tyre management contract, designed to provide nationwide support and aid compliance throughout the Biomarsh fleet.

Prinovis UK extends Downton contract for another five years

Prinovis UK extends Downton contract for another five years

BPG is the largest printing services provider in Europe, Prinovis UK is the UK subsidiary and is the last remaining gravure printing site within the UK.

Major CEMEX UK contract for Eddie Stobart

Major CEMEX UK contract for Eddie Stobart

Supply chain, transport and logistics company, Eddie Stobart has been awarded a contract worth £15m by CEMEX UK, supplier of building materials.

Indian State of Maharashtra announces plan to build hyperloop route in India

Indian State of Maharashtra announces plan to build hyperloop route in India

Virgin Hyperloop One has announced the Indian State of Maharashtra's intent to build a hyperloop between Pune and Mumbai beginning with an operational demonstration track.

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