Yodel has predicted that collaboration between parcel carriers is something that its customers will eventually demand, but Hermes has ruled the notion out. Speaking at the Mail & Express Delivery Show last week Yodel’s executive chairman Dick Stead said the carrier would welcome the opportunity to work with retailers to reduce empty running and encouraged other carriers at to consider working with other parcel firms. “All parcel carriers have parts of the country that just aren’t economical… However I don’t […]
Amazon has begun offering Sunday deliveries through its Amazon Logistics arm, following a successful trial before Christmas.
Hermes has opened its 1,000th parcel shop, five months after the service was launched. The firm plans to expand the network to 2,500 sites by the end of 2013, following the opening of the milestone ParcelShop in Stockport. It launched the service in June with 500 stores nationwide, which offer an alternative for SMEs to send parcels and allow online retailers to offer consumers a convenient returns service. It plans to expand the service next year to allow parcels to […]