Keith Basnett has joined UK parcel distributor Yodel as chief operating officer after eight years in the same role with ‘digital department store’ the Shop Direct Group. Shop Direct Group owns brands including Very.co.uk, Littlewoods and Isme. At Yodel, Basnett will oversee the 150 million parcel deliveries Yodel makes for leading UK retailers. The parcel firm said of the appointment: “Keith brings a wealth of retail expertise to Yodel, particularly in running complex logistics operations and customer service. “He played […]
DPD plans to offer consumers more delivery options to reduce the number of failed delivery attempts, following an upgrade to its Predict service. The service was launched in 2012 and notifies consumers of a one-hour slot when they can expect their parcel to be delivered. The upgrade will notify recipients the evening before delivery and allow them to choose one of five delivery options. These include changing the delivery day, deliver to neighbour, deliver to safe place, collect from nearest […]
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Yodel has launched a new C2C parcels service, enabling consumers to send parcels up to 10kg either to Yodel Direct parcel shops or to a recipient’s home address. In both cases the sender must drop the parcel at a parcel shop run by one of the 350 retail chains in the Yodel Direct (formerly Collect+) network.