Royal Mail has signed a new contract with River Island, building on the work it already does handling the retailer’s customer returns. The two year contract will see Royal Mail collect customer deliveries from River Island’s main warehouse in Milton Keynes and deliver them to homes across the UK. Royal Mail’s Tracked 48 service will be at the heart of the operation, after the company made numerous improvements to it last year, including maximum parcel weight and compensation rules. Roger […]
DPD is to increase its nationwide capacity by opening 15 new or upgraded depots by the end of next year, including three that will be double the size of its regular sites.
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]
TNT Express UK & Ireland has confirmed around 50% of TNT Fashion Group UK’s dedicated network of distribution sites will be integrated into existing TNT Express sites as part of the DC rationalisation announced in January.