Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has stressed the need for retailers and carriers to rethink the way they handle unexpected additional volume during seasonal peaks. He told MT both parties needed to ensure that the capacity problems encountered before Christmas are not repeated. Stead said there was an increasing need for retailers to better forecast how many next-day and deferred delivery orders they expect to receive during busy periods. He also admitted that the carrier struggled to cope with demand […]
Parcel and carrier manager Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has opened a northern consolidation depot in Warrington, a new head office and moved into its first overseas office in Athens.
Hermes has teamed up with ByBox to offer a parcel locker delivery and collection service for SMEs and online retailers.
Confidence among logistics operators has surged in the last six months with nearly 85% expecting their turnover to increase during 2014, a new survey has shown.