Yodel delivered over 14 million parcels during the Christmas peak after investing heavily in planning and boosting capacity. The company added that between 1 December and 24 December only a small number of parcels weren’t delivered, in the main where it was unable to gain access to the address or the addressee was unavailable to sign for the delivery. Yodel began investing in peak planning in the spring, including increasing its capacity by opening temporary service centres and 15 contingency […]
US giant Fed-Ex Corp has been tipped to buy a stake in Hermes’ European parcel delivery operation whilst private equity house Advent International is in the frame to become a major investor in Hermes’ UK operation.
Amazon plans to open four more depots under its ‘Amazon Logistics’ business in 2014 to give it more flexibility and capacity.