Parcelforce Worldwide has opened a new parcel sort hub in Chorley, Lancashire, as part of parent Royal Mail’s investment in growing its parcels business. The site is capable of processing up to 120,000 parcels per day and will operate alongside its existing national and international hubs in Coventry. Some 120 jobs have been created by the opening of the hub, and follows an investment in 12 of its depots within the last year. MD Gary Simpson said: “The new parcel […]
Courier CitySprint has acquired Warrington-based Sameday UK, its 10th acquisition in three years.
Parcelforce Worldwide is to begin making deliveries for online retailers on Sundays next month as parent company Royal Mail Group plans to make its services more accessible to consumers.
It’s been a dramatic year in home delivery. ArrowXL was forced to watch one of its key hubs burn to the ground, and DX Group lost its senior leadership team after years of unrest and financial turbulence. To recap what’s happened in the sector in 2017 here’s a look back at it, neatly boxed up for you.