Online retailer Amazon has claimed that the number of Sunday deliveries in its network has quadrupled in the past 12 months. The retailer’s own logistics network began making deliveries seven days a week in January 2014, following a successful trial in London during the previous peak period. Amazon did not disclose how many deliveries were made over last year’s peak, or how many were delivered on a Sunday, but claimed Sunday 21 December was the busiest of 2014 for deliveries […]
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.
DPD is to begin delivering parcels seven days a week to meet demand from e-commerce customers.
Working practices in the supply chain have been thrust into the limelight by the BBC’s investigative series Panorama. Earlier this week the programme aired an edition highlighting long shifts and tough picking targets at a DC run by internet retailer Amazon.