Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has called on online retailers to increase the number of delivery options they offer consumers and consider using more third party carriers, as demand from internet shoppers and pressure on carrier capacity continues to grow. The GFS Review 2012 shows that B2B volumes fell by 2% last year, whilst B2C deliveries rose by 15%. The average daily volume entering the network throughout November and December was 4.25 million, an increase of 3.5% on the previous year. […]
Parcelforce Worldwide has launched a new delivery notification service which it hopes will improve convenience for business customers and consumers.
Parcel, haulage and freight firm Caribou is continuing its acquisition drive with the purchase of Swindon-based Six Ten Logistics.
City Link will need to improve account management and customer service if it is to become profitable again, analysts said, following its sale to private equity investor Better Capital.