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 […]
Firms operating in the South East are being urged to plan their vehicle provision now and avoid paying thousands of pounds in extra charges when the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) balloons in size.
DPD has seen the volume of food deliveries boosted to 200,000 per week as it secures a partnership with supermarket Morrisons to meet consumer demand for online grocery deliveries during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]