Yodel owners the Barclay brothers remain the richest people directly deriving at least a proportion of their wealth from interests in road transport. But there are some surprising new entries in the 2013 Sunday Times Rich List published yesterday. Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay are worth £2.3bn, up £100m on 2012 according to the list. Home Delivery Network (HDNL), which the brothers previously owned, bought the domestic B2B and B2C business of DHL Express (UK) through its subsidiary company […]
Yodel has revealed it will raise its rates as part of a wider strategy to cope with the demands of a rapidly growing e-commerce sector. The courier firm says the surge in internet shopping is leading the need for a highly flexible infrastructure to keep pace with the shifting parcels market, leaving the delivery sector at “saturation point”. As a result, the parcels giant says it will be moving to a six-day a week service as standard, removing a premium […]
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Clipper Logistics has won a contract with retail giant Marks and Spencer (M&S) following a successful trial of the operator’s returns management service.