DHL Supply Chain has been delivering a huge uplift in online orders experienced by Debenhams this Christmas.Demand has already rocketed by over 250% on average levels, reaching a 300% uplift during the peak customer ordering periods. Of the 150,000 product lines DHL manages for Debenhams, so far Calvin Klein men’s underwear, the Vtech Playtime Bus and ‘Hello Kitty’ body art transfer set and beauty box are proving most popular. According to Debenhams, mobile sales are proving a strong growth area […]
DHL Express completed the sale of its same-day domestic business to Rico Logistics last week.
Operators should not underestimate the effect the Paralympics will have on deliveries over the next 10 days. James Hookham, MD of policy and communications at the Freight Transport Association, says: “We are treating the Paralympics as seriously as the Olympics and will be providing our members with the same level of support.” Despite running for a shorter period than the Olympics and using fewer venues, the Paralympics are expected to draw in a record number of visitors. Hugh Basham, transport […]