Parcel carrier manager Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has won a deal with high street retailer New Look to manage delivery of its ‘click and collect’ orders. GFS has developed a bespoke version of its multi-carrier selection system GFS Selector, which allows it to use its own transport to deliver all click and collect orders from its DC at Lymedale Business Park in Staffordshire. The system will give New Look the potential to deliver 30,000 orders per day. Stephen Ferguson, GFS’s […]
Royal Mail has warned that revenue in its UK parcels business was lower than it anticipated in the last three months due to competition in the market for deliveries.
UK Mail has launched an international parcel delivery service via its SME-targeted ‘ipostparcels’ brand.
CitySprint is looking to recruit an additional 300 couriers ahead of its Christmas peak. In response to a 318.7% increase in parcel volumes last December, compared to the monthly average for the rest of the year, it is hoping to take on additional delivery staff to handle what it predicts will be an even larger peak. Chief executive Patrick Gallagher said: “We’re anticipating that this will be our busiest Christmas yet, so we’re pulling out all the stops to make […]