Royal Mail has been granted permission to extend its Parcelforce depot in Newport, south Wales, as part of a multi-million pound investment in its parcels business.The expansion forms part of a £75m investment in expanding its network of hubs and depots in its express parcels division, and will see Parcelforce increase the size of its current depot on the Maesglas Industrial Estate. Planning documents revealed that Royal Mail hopes to expand the depot into the adjacent unit, as well as […]
Yearsley Logistics has secured permission for an extension to its Newark site that will boost storage by 30,000 pallets.
Royal Mail has made an improved pay offer to its management staff, and is to hold two days of meetings with Unite in a bid to end the ongoing pay dispute.
A 15% surge in online retail returns is expected to be handled by parcel carriers today (6 December), following the high volumes processed on ‘Cyber Monday’. A peak in the number of items being returned is expected to be handled on ‘Boomerang Thursday’, CollectPlus research has revealed. The firm found that a quarter of online shoppers are happy to return items today as they are confident they will receive replacements before Christmas. Software firm MetaPack revealed that over 2 million […]