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DHL Van Driver Courier Post Office Click and Collect
Business Deals and Partnerships

Post Office partners with DHL Express to provide Click and Collect services

• DHL Express UK will deliver parcels directly to Post Offices, providing a convenient location for consumers to collect packages
• DHL is the world’s leading international express service provider
• Partnership is further demonstration of Post Office strategy to open its network to new parcel carriers and drive footfall for Postmasters
• Click and Collect services already rolled out to 5,000 Post Offices in under a year

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Business Deals and Partnerships

What’s on the road ahead for Couriers TV?

It’s September. The kids have gone back to school and the weather has changed. Autumn is definitely underway. This new season brings new opportunities for couriers, and especially for visitors of Couriers TV.

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Business Deals and Partnerships

Logistics UK Team Pedals Cross Country To Raise Money For Macmillan Cancer Support

A five-man team from Logistics UK has today (28 July 2022) completed a 130-mile overnight cross-country bike ride, raising £2,600.00 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Starting at the business group’s offices in Leamington Spa on 27 July 2022, the team rode through the night via central London before arriving at the organisation’s ’s head office in Tunbridge Wells, completing the ride in a total of ten hours.

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Business Deals and Partnerships

Sustainable Deliveries From London’s Historic Billingsgate Market Help Cut Carbon Emissions in the Capital

• Forty traders at Billingsgate Market, in London, are taking part in a sustainable deliveries pilot – a partnership between the City of London Corporation, DHL Supply Chain and Ford Pro

• To date, the pilot has resulted in an estimated 37 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions from deliveries with 949 fewer vehicle journeys on central London’s congested roads, helping reduce air pollution

• Traders at the historic fish market save time and money by pooling deliveries using a shared fleet of Ford Pro connected vehicles, including an all-electric Ford E-Transit

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Finance

Fuel Tax Cut Vital To Remove Inflationary Pressures On Delivery Costs, Says Logistics UK

As the inflationary pressures on business costs continue to soar, Logistics UK has called on Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi MP to take decisive action to protect the nation’s supply chain and prevent price rises in all sectors with the immediate introduction of a 6p per litre reduction in fuel duty. Kate Jennings, Logistics UK’s Policy Director, explains that the use of fuel is key in the delivery of goods across the UK’s economy, and the knock-on effect of sustained prices will be increased costs for consumers and businesses:

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Finance

Packed Agenda For Logistics UK’s Next Generation Van Conference

Logistics UK’s Next Generation Van conference – to be held at Doubletree by Hilton in Coventry on Thursday 07 July 2022 – boasts an expert speaker line-up including Tim Campbell, Managing Director of Campbells Consultancy and Jackie Hewson, Alternative Fuels Implementation Manager at John Lewis Partnership.

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Driving and Logistics Laws

Logistics UK Announces Van Driver Of The Year 2022

Paul Simonds of G4S Cash Solutions has today (11 May 2022) 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.

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Driving and Logistics Laws

Deadline Extended To Enter Van Driver Of The Year 2022

Due to popular demand, Logistics UK has extended the deadline for submissions to its Van Driver of the Year contest to Friday 29 April 2022. This follows a surge of late enquiries and will give more companies the chance to enter their leading professional drivers into the competition.

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Seamus Leheny of Logistics UK meeting Joe Biden President of the USA
Driving and Logistics Laws

Logistics UK’s Policy Manager For Northern Ireland Meets President Joe Biden

The impact of Brexit and the Northern Ireland Protocol on NI’s supply chain were top of the agenda last week when Logistics UK’s Policy Manager for Northern Ireland, Seamus Leheny, met with the President of the United States, Joe Biden, at the White House St Patrick’s Day Reception. As part of a week-long visit to the US capital, the meeting gave Leheny the opportunity to outline Logistics UK’s work to support the country’s supply chain and pinpoint areas of concern.

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Commercial Vehicles

Volta Trucks concludes its demanding winter testing programme.

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has concluded its demanding winter testing programme, undertaken by the Arctic Circle in northern Sweden. The cold weather testing programme was part of a rigorous regime of vehicle tests designed to ensure that the full-electric Volta Zero will deliver the highest levels of quality, reliability, and durability when series production of customer specification vehicles starts later this year.

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How to be a Courier

Courier Working-Life Survey 2022

Here at Couriers TV we try our best to learn everything there is to know about Courier work so that we can help delivery professionals improve their businesses and their quality of work life. Each year we try to get feedback on how things are going for couriers. That’s where our 2022 work-life survey comes in.

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Fuel and Emissions

Checking the pulse of your organisation’s fuel

You are probably already feeling the squeeze in your business every time you fill up at the pump. Fuel prices and energy bills were already high due to the uncertain recovery from Covid-19 lockdowns. Now there are rising oil prices due to the war in Ukraine.

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Transport Services, Websites and Apps

Shiply reaches eBay delivery milestone

Shiply has now successfully facilitated the delivery of more than half a million eBay items since 2008, marking a significant milestone in the company’s official integration with the online auction platform

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Pete Taylor Encore Personnel MD
Job Vacancies and Recruitment

Encore Examines 2022 Recruitment Outlook Post-Covid

The candidate-driven market place is here to stay, according to leading, award-winning Midlands recruiter Encore Personnel – and so it is forging into 2022 with a reinvigorated commitment to exceptional candidate attraction and in doing so, to ‘price with pride’.

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Warehousing and Logistics

Europa Robust Growth Continues

Newcastle logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group is on track to achieve record turnover and profits in 2021, with 2022 forecast to be even more successful.

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Fuel and Emissions

News: Volta Trucks, The Crown Estate and Clipper Logistics partner to decarbonise Central London retail distribution.

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has partnered with The Crown Estate, one of the West End of London’s largest property owners, and Clipper Logistics, its distribution provider, to decarbonise and consolidate deliveries into London’s world-famous Regent Street retailers, improving air quality and congestion in the city centre.

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How to be a Courier

Top 5 Reasons To Be A Courier

The world has changed significantly over the past 12 months during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Whole industries have shifted and it’s caused a lot of changes

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Driving and Logistics Laws

Is Your Van MOT’d?

This is 2020. The year that just keeps on giving. Although not all the things it gives are good. The latest present we’ve been given

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Transport Services, Websites and Apps

New Year, New Design

Ok so there’s nothing new in using the phrase “New Year, New ….”, but I couldn’t think of a better title for this short post

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Transport Services, Websites and Apps

March 2018 update

This is just a quick post to let visitors know about the progress being made and new things happening with Couriers TV up to March

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The Tools

Ratchet Straps

Ratchet Straps can be a couriers best friend at times, and no matter what kind of work you plan on doing, it makes sense to

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Transport Services, Websites and Apps

We are GO for Launch

I repeat, we are GO for launch! Welcome to the new Courier Website, Couriers.TV Push (or click) the button, start those engines, whatever you want

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Transport Services, Websites and Apps

Close to the start

This project has been a long time coming, but for anyone that has been visited us previously, you should start to notice a big difference

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Transport Services, Websites and Apps

We’re Snowballing

That title of this article is not supposed to directly imply we’re out snowballing people. It has nothing to do with the weather or any

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Transport Services, Websites and Apps

The Foundations

Before you ask, ‘The Foundations’ isn’t the name of some dreadful pop band from the 90s. Well, it might be, but I’ve never heard of

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