Hermes has teamed up with ByBox to offer a parcel locker delivery and collection service for SMEs and online retailers. The carrier will launch the service with 100 drop-off and pick up points across the UK, with hopes to increase the number of lockers to 250 by the end of 2013. The lockers will be maintained by ByBox, which has already had other carriers including La Poste and Flying Cargo Express, a division of FedEx in Israel, making us of […]
Menzies Distribution has bought its third company within a year with the acquisition of Aberdeen-based Thistle Couriers for an undisclosed sum.
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has revealed a sharp increase in the number of British-based online retailers seeking advice about delivery standards. The parcels management firm says retailers are now more savvy about how effective deliveries play an essential part in maintaining customer satisfaction and encouraging repeat business. Simon Veale, director at GFS, says: “For some, pressures on their delivery networks in the run-up to the Christmas peak season really brought home the importance of making contingencies to get goods to […]