More than 4,000 parcels shipped each second in 2020

During the pandemic, the global number of deliveries exceeded 131 billion – a 27% increase from 2019

Post Office expands ‘click and collect’ for more sustainable deliveries

It has partnered with DPD to allow people to collect parcels from their local post office as millions return to office-based work

Hermes UK takes delivery of 70 more CNG vehicles

The consumer delivery giant is increasing its CNG fleet, making it the ‘largest of its kind in the UK parcel sector’

Olympic Champion helps get eco-depot on track

DPD has opened a new ‘net zero’ depot, which it claims makes Oxford its first ‘green city’ – being served entirely by all-electric and zero emission delivery vehicles

Dog food brand reducing its carbon ‘paw print’ with 100% shipping emissions offset

It has also launched multiple other programmes to encourage environmentally-responsible pet ownership, including recyclable packaging and money-saving offer with eco-friendly gifts

Amazon orders 1,800 new electric delivery vehicles from Mercedes-Benz

The retail giant says the addition to its fleet will help avoid thousands of metric tonnes of carbon from being emitted into the atmosphere

SoulRiders arrive in Glasgow – and they come on e-bikes

Scotland is now home to its ‘first-ever’ integrated e-cargo bike delivery and food waste service in Glasgow

HelloFresh commits to offsetting 100% of direct carbon emissions

The meal-kit business is investing in a range of green projects, such as renewable energy plants, farm-waste methane capture and forestry initiatives

Parcel firm DPD delivers EV target five months early

More than 10% of the company’s UK van fleet is now electric

‘Delivery bots, RDVs and drones to displace millions of truck and van deliveries over the next decade’

A new report reveals logistics stakeholders are experimenting with new technologies to tackle rising labour and fuel costs