Category: Business Deals and Partnerships

Read about the latest developments in road transport. We keep our eyes and ears open to find out about up to date company acquisitions, mergers, deals and partnerships so that you can understand who’s changing the landscape of one of Britain’s biggest industries.

Hand on fuel hose filling up vehicle

RHA Spring Budget reaction

We (The RHA) are pleased to see the Chancellor has listened to our calls to help haulage, coach and van businesses in his Spring Budget. Continuing the freeze on fuel duty and maintaining the 5p-cut for a further 12 months will help firms deal with economic challenges. The decision to extend full expensing to leased vehicles and assets should prove

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DHL Van Driver Courier Post Office Click and Collect

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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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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Logistics UK staff Craig Foulkes, Ian Wright, Martin Candish, Ian Dunn, Mark Jones - Hermes House Tunbridge Wells cycle ride for Macmillan cancer support.

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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Ford Electric Van making deliveries at The City of Londons Billingsgate Market

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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YDL Distribution and Logistics team standing in front of one of their trucks

Local delivery firm YDL invests for the future, following the continued success of SMEs across Yorkshire and County Durham

YDL records 6% overall growth in a year that evolved the shape of distribution. The local delivery firm invests in 13 new job roles following significant growth for the business and to better serve local SME customers at a time where high demand for delivery services continues. 13 July 2022: YDL, part of The APC delivery network – the largest

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Royal Mail Building Sign

Posties now deliver NHS prescriptions to the doorstep

Royal Mail Health has teamed up with Pharmacy2U, the UK’s leading online pharmacy, to deliver NHS prescriptions reliably and safely. Delivery is free* for patients and simply requires registration online. In order to use the service, download the Royal Mail Health app or visit online at Royal Mail Health is committed to improving access to patient’s healthcare needs. Working

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