City Link is launching two new cross-border packet delivery services as it continues with its plans to become a ‘one stop shop’ for customers. Its untracked service, called Citypack Worldwide, is available now, while a tracked packet service will be launched later in the summer. Both will be powered by Belgium’s bpost International and will offer delivery aims of 3-5 working days for the EU, 3-7 working days to the rest of Europe and 5-10 working days for the rest […]
The administrator of City Link has revealed that around 20,000 parcels remain in its network.
Royal Mail has bought parcel data management platform NetDespatch as part of its ongoing efforts to boost its technological capabilities.
No doubt about it, 2012 was incredibly tough for UK logistics operators. Profits were low, costs were high and obtaining credit to invest remained hard. The double-dip recession we all feared is in danger of turning into triple-fall and GDP growth was more sluggish than a snail on valium. Forecasts for growth in 2013 range from 1% by the Bank of England (BoE) to 1.4% by the Confederation of British Industry, with the BoE also predicting that it will be […]