Building work for DPD’s £100m East Midlands parcel hub is likely to begin in August, following the granting of planning approval. The project, which will form part of the £175m investment in its hubs and depots revealed last year, will see a 330,000 ft² hub developed on the 33-acre site close to J1 on the M69 Hinckley, Leicestershire. The carrier expects that the hub will be fully operational for 2015 and estimates that it will increase overnight sorting capacity by […]
DPD has launched a 15 minute delivery window for online fashion retailer ASOS to cut down on the number of failed deliveries.
Myhermes.co.uk has delivered its two millionth parcel just 10 months after reaching the one million mark in June last year. Following high levels of demand over the Christmas period, which saw volumes double during the busiest shopping week to more than 60,000 parcels per day, the company says the service is rapidly gaining business from online traders and niche retailers. John Tobbell, commercial director of myhermes.co.uk, says: “The growth of myhermes.co.uk is really gathering pace as more and more consumers […]
Hermes is set to roll out an improved delivery window service this year, which will narrow its delivery slots down to just a couple of hours.