Amazon has begun offering Sunday deliveries through its Amazon Logistics arm, following a successful trial before Christmas. The service was trialled in London during the four peak weeks in December, but the online retail giant now plans to introduce seven day deliveries permanently in London, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Nottingham, Manchester and Leeds. The Amazon Logistics service operates its own regional hubs, but works with third party delivery partners to deliver parcels to customers. Last year it unveiled plans to […]
A trailblazer apprenticeship standard for managers in the parcel courier sector has been submitted to BIS by the Institute of Couriers (Ioc) in light of the e-retail boom and upcoming apprenticeship levy.
Yodel and APC Overnight have revealed record volumes over the Christmas period, after investing in infrastructure and staff in 2013.
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.