Walking navigation apps have become integral in today’s modern world. Couriers find them really useful for speeding up deliveries and ensuring their delivery targets are met. Whether it’s Google Maps or something else you use, they’re definitely handy to have.
The latest EU nitrogen oxide emissions standard, Euro VI, is due to come into law on Feb 19th 2019 and from that date, any haulage vehicles that do not meet this standard will be see 20% added to their road tax. This penalisation may see smaller companies struggling in what are already hard times for some in the sector
Only three months to go until the new MOT changes come into force, on 20th May, 2018. Designed to make the test stricter, these changes are set to ensure the cars on our roads are safer than before. These will also ensure the MOT test adheres to the ‘EU Roadworthiness Package’, with closer scrutiny on the particulate filters of diesel cars and a new way of categorising faults; Minor, Major or Dangerous.
With autonomous & self-driving vehicles becoming more and more feasible, 2018 is set to be a huge year when it comes to more trials of these in cities across the world. With big brands including Ford, Toyota & Honda all vying to be the first to the finish line, what does this mean for the logistics industry?
Are electric vans the future for courier companies – can they really be relied upon for urgent deliveries if there’s no charging point nearby!