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Read the latest transport industry news from around the UK with specific focus on couriers and related services, with articles for all levels of professional delivery providers. From newcomers to the seasoned veterans – we believe everyone can improve by keeping up to date with the latest developments in the transport industry.

We make it our business to find out what’s happening with the 22,000+ courier services operating in Britain, whilst also sharing up to date articles about services and products that can shape the future of express logistics.

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Warehousing and Logistics

Unipart announces 2022 financial results

• Revenue increased by 11.6%
• Profit increased by 27.1%
• Strong net cash position at year end
• New contract wins with JCB and Airbus, and expansion of existing business with Jaguar Land Rover, will see around 2,000 people joining Unipart’s UK workforce in 2023
• Darren Leigh appointed

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Transport Services, Websites and Apps

Industry Experts To Share Their Insights At Vans Today 2023

Logistics UK’s popular Vans Today event is returning for 2023 with an unrivalled line-up of speakers, including industry experts from National Highways, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and Aviva. The half-day briefing, which aims to outline potential solutions to some of the key operational challenges currently facing

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February 2023 Newsletter

A Belated Welcome To The New Year It’s been a strange, and somewhat frantic, start to the new year for us here at CTV. And that kind of explains why it’s already February and we’re only just wishing everyone a Happy New Year for 2023. We’ve had a lot on

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Employment, Human Resources and Recruitment

Encore Quadruples Female HGV Drivers in a Year

Leading Midlands recruitment agency Encore Personnel is tackling the societal stigma around women in logistics head on and in less than 12 months, the business, headquartered in Leicester with six driving divisions across the UK, has quadrupled the amount of female HGV drivers on its books.

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Comment On Today’s Autumn Statement From Logistics UK

In response to today’s Autumn statement, business group Logistics UK is encouraged that the government has prioritised stability for the economy after a period of volatility, which will help restore confidence for businesses. However, as Kate Jennings, the organisation’s Policy Director explains, there is also disappointment that some of

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Driving and Logistics Laws

Response To Government Financial Statement From Logistics UK

News that the government is taking steps to stabilise the economy have been welcomed by business group Logistics UK, which represents the organisations that move all the goods which the UK economy needs. However, as Kate Jennings, the organisation’s Policy Director, says more detail is required to reassure business and

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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

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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

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 The UK prescription

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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

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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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Commercial Vehicle News

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

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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

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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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