Parcel carrier manager Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has had its contract with outdoor clothing retailer Musto extended to include management of a ‘click and collect’ service. The company already handles the management of domestic and international parcel delivery for Musto and the new service will allow consumers to collect their parcels from one of 19 Musto stores around the country. The system, which GFS says will be offered to its other existing retail clients, will also send consumers a text […]
APC Overnight founding member MD, Jon Barber, has joined the network’s board of directors less than a year after his latest firm, Delivered, was established.
Online retail giant Amazon has predicted that the busiest day for online shopping orders will be Monday 2 December, which is likely to trigger an increase in volumes handled by parcel carriers.
UK Mail Group saw a 20% increase in parcel volumes and improved performance in its pallets division during the third quarter, it has revealed in an interim management statement today. The firm saw an increase in turnover for its pallets business during the period, after seeing a significant decline in operating profit for the division during the first six months of the financial year. Group sales were “above [our] previous expectations” for the period covering 1 October to 31 December […]