Millions more e-commerce parcels to be moved this year- but can it be done?


 

Growth in the online retail sector is expected to be much larger this year than previous forecasts had suggested, possibly putting more pressure on the parcel delivery firms that have already seen their resources stretched. Parcel carrier software firm MetaPack and online retail association IMRG now expect that 940 million parcels will be dispatched by retailers this year, up from the 900 million they had previously forecast. But while most operators would welcome more business, is there enough capacity for […]