High street retailer Next has extended its contract with Hermes extending their relationship to over 30 years. The four-year contract renewal will see Hermes continue to provide home delivery for Next Directory customers until 2022, a contract it has held since the retailer launched it as a mail order operation in 1988. The contract also covers deliveries for other services, including Next’s next day delivery service for online orders made before 10pm. The parcel carrier makes daily collections from Next’s […]
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has won a home delivery contract with leisure retailer Skate Hut.
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]
Wincanton is continuing its drive into the home delivery market after landing a three-year contract with Sofa Club to provide a complete supply chain and e-fulfilment service for the retailer, including its two-person home delivery service.