CollectPlus has reported record volumes, more than doubling the number of parcels handled last year to 7.7 million, up from 3.3 million the year before. It claimed that its client base has risen 32% in the past 12 months, winning new contracts from retailers including John Lewis, Asda, Clarks, Schuh and Brand Alley. Its network of parcel shops currently stands at around 5,250 across the UK, located in local convenience stores and petrol stations. Chief executive Neil Ashworth said: “It […]
DHL Express is to increase its prices to UK clients by an average of 4.9% next year as it looks to offset rising costs. The company said that the rate rise – which will hit customers throughout the world was due to external costs that are out of its direct control and cannot be compensated through productivity improvements or economies of scale. DHL cites research by AT Kearney from November 2011 which states that volumes for the European courier, express, […]
UPS is launching its UPS Saturday Standard delivery service this month across eight of Europe’s top e-commerce markets: the UK, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Spain and Poland.
Clipper has continued its chain of fashion retailer contract wins, having signed a deal with new high street retailer Pep & Co.