TNT Express has spent £4.3m expanding its Park Royal depot in London. Parcel processing capacity at the depot, which was previously able to process 40,000 parcels every week, has been increased by 50%. The warehouse and vehicle yard space has been also extended by around 1,200 m² (12,916ft²), and a further 15 loading bays have been installed to improve efficiency and speed of processing parcels. TNT said more regional services will also be routed into the depot, near Wembley, which […]
Parcel collection and delivery service Doddle, which has parcel shops at a number of National Rail stations in the South East, plans to have 300 locations open in the next three years.
DPD is to deploy and additional 200 staff and open an extra London depot to minimise disruption resulting from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As part of its plans during the games, the company says it will: • open an additional facility near its London Bridge depot; • increase the number of routes operating from all its London depots; • extend its early delivery times between 5am and 7am and also offer to deliver from 6pm to 9pm. • […]
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has called on online retailers to increase the number of delivery options they offer consumers and consider using more third party carriers, as demand from internet shoppers and pressure on carrier capacity continues to grow.