Two post and parcel carriers at the centre of a recent investigation by Channel 4 programme Dispatches have said they do not believe its findings to be representative of service levels across their operations. In a report broadcast on 29 April, Dispatches showed staff secretly filmed at UK Mail’s Bournemouth depot throwing and kicking parcels marked ‘fragile’ around; sweeping parcels indiscriminately from conveyors to floor; and leaving boxes stacked six-high, leaning over precariously. Staff were also filmed suggesting that items […]
Two-person delivery firm ArrowXL has partnered with Parcelhub, giving it an IT platform to promote its business to SMEs.
Hermes has won a five-year contract extension with plus-size women’s clothing firm JD Williams, for handling UK and cross-border home deliveries. The extended deal, which will run until 2017, will see the parcels firm handling more than 15 million items per year for JD Williams’ 32 brands. Goods will be collected from DCs in Shaw, Greater Manchester and Hadfield, Derbyshire, in a fleet of 15 trailers before being transported to Hermes’ northern hub in Warrington for sorting and onward delivery […]
Parcel carrier network APC Overnight has added four new double-deck longer semi-trailers to its fleet.