Almost a third of logistics companies fear new B2C delivery methods such as click and collect, viewing them as a threat to their businesses, according to a report by Barclays. The Last Mile report found that 31% of logistics firms identified retailers’ click and collect services as a threat, highlighting concerns with the possibility of larger retailers taking their deliveries in-house as a consequence. Just 16% of those surveyed said they were interested in developing the service. Just 24% viewed […]
CitySprint has acquired all operations at Woking-based Eagle Express Worldwide Couriers. Its same-day, international and UK overnight operations were acquired by CitySprint on 8 December, taking its network to 35 depots and 2,000 couriers. It will be transferred over to the CitySprint brand later this month. CitySprint said the transition will be seamless for Eagle Express’ customers and it will continue to be serviced by the same staff at the same depot in Old Woking. Chief executive Patrick Gallagher said: […]
Morrisons has rolled out its online food offering into Yorkshire and plans deliveries to more locations this year.
CitySprint has acquired Brighton-based same-day firm, Bullit Couriers, improving its access to the area.