CollectPlus has reported record volumes, more than doubling the number of parcels handled last year to 7.7 million, up from 3.3 million the year before. It claimed that its client base has risen 32% in the past 12 months, winning new contracts from retailers including John Lewis, Asda, Clarks, Schuh and Brand Alley. Its network of parcel shops currently stands at around 5,250 across the UK, located in local convenience stores and petrol stations. Chief executive Neil Ashworth said: “It […]
APC Overnight blamed changing types of freight for the dip in pre-tax profit that it saw in the last financial year.
Yodel has reduced and capped the amount of parcels it will handle during the Christmas peak, after the high volumes it experienced last year. The parcel carrier confirmed it will deliver a maximum of 4.25 million parcels during its busiest week of the Christmas peak to ensure that it provides a successful service for customers and parcels are not left undelivered. A spokesman confirmed that it had set up four temporary depots at Billingham, East Kilbride, Newbridge and Basildon, also […]