Year: 2020

Royal Mail: trialing new ways to support remote and isolated communities

Royal Mail has joined forces with a consortium of established UK drone companies – including DronePrep and Skyports – and addressing technology what3words, to become the first nationwide UK parcel carrier to transport a parcel for recipients via an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). In a UK first, the consortium arranged an initial drone delivery to a remote lighthouse* on the Isle of Mull this month.

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CEVA Logistics: Our continent-wide expansion plan continues to gather pace

CEVA Logistics continues to expand its presence in the African market with the strengthening of its presence in two countries through two joint ventures. In Egypt, the company has taken a majority stake in IBA Freight Services, its exclusive partner for the past 20 years. In Ethiopia CEVA Logistics has taken a minority stake in MACCFA, a long-standing freight forwarder headquartered in Addis Ababa.

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Menzies Distribution expands it services with new acquisition

Menzies Distribution (Menzies) has acquired  Bibby Distribution, a national logistics and supply chain services business, from the 213-year old, family owned Bibby Line Group. The transaction creates a major force in UK logistics, unlocking geographic potential and adding 38 new operating sites and a large, young fleet to Menzies’ well established and successful platform.

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