City Link is to extend its relationship with postal service Secured Mail from mid-February to include mail items. It already collects larger packets and parcels from businesses and the new collaboration allow it to extend the service. Secured Mail accesses Royal Mail mail centres and collects its customer’s mail. It then transports the mail back to its own hubs for sorting and then distributed nationwide, using its own fleet of vehicles for ‘final mile’ delivery. The partnership is something that […]
The explosive growth in e-commerce in recent years has left the road transport industry struggling to provide enough capacity. MT looks at the implications of this change. Today (3 December) is Cyber Monday, where consumers in the full swing of crazed Christmas-gift buying are expected to set a record and make 115 million visits to online retail sites. If Experian’s prediction is realised, it will represent a leap of 36% on the same day last year. For December as a […]
City Link narrowed its losses by 54% in 2012, but a reduction in volumes from higher margin B2B customers meant that its performance was behind the expectations of parent company Rentokil Initial.