Transport Exchange Group has introduced two features to its freight trading platform to provide greater control of multi-deport activity, as well as improve the accuracy of available vehicles data. The first, Depotlink, allows members of Haulage Exchange and Courier Exchange that operate multiple sites to switch between these accounts, providing a single management overview. The second, the Vehicle Activity Management dashboard, allows members to update the location and availability status of all mobile resources, including both company-owned and sub-contracted vehicles. […]
The surge of e-retailing is presenting parcel carriers with a conundrum: how do carriers profit from the rapid surge in B2C volumes, while ensuring their networks are able to cope with capacity demands? Hayley Pink reports Peak period capacity is at breaking point, City Link MD David Smith warned an industry conference in June, with the 2012 Christmas period posing a record challenge for carriers and retailers alike. Smith says there has been no new capacity in the industry since […]
Courier company TGH Logistics has gone into liquidation, owing creditors over £130,000.
Two post and parcel carriers at the centre of a recent investigation by Channel 4 programme Dispatches have said they do not believe its findings to be representative of service levels across their operations.