Urban Distribution

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…

Self-driving delivery vans heading for UK roads as government launches £40m initiative

 
Self-driving vans, buses and shuttles could soon hit the UK’s roads following the launch today (23 May) of a £40m funding competition. The move aims to kick-start commercial self-driving services, including delivery vehicles. The ‘Commercialisin…

Industry to lobby ministers over inadequate funding for Urban Driver Apprenticeship

 
Hauliers are preparing to lobby ministers after their request for greater funding of the Urban Driver Apprenticeship was rejected by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE), despite their warning that the low level of f…