DX Group has revealed the new DX livery that will replace the familiar dark blue Nightfreight name that is being phased out following its acquisition in February 2012. DX said last year it would align Nightfreight with the DX (Delivered Exactly) Group brand when its service levels improved to acceptable levels, and most depots were now hitting the 98.5% target according to DX Group chief executive Petar Cvetkovic. “A lot of colleague commitment has got the service levels to the […]
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]
Hermes is likely to appeal an employment tribunal’s decision that 15 of its self-employed couriers should be classed as employees, on the grounds that it goes against evidence and previous decisions.