Yodel has launched its first collection and delivery service aimed at small businesses and consumers to meet demand. The service, called YodelDirect, will offer SMEs and consumers the opportunity to arrange for a courier to pick up their parcel from their home or office for delivery across the UK. Previously collection and delivery was only offered to businesses that were able to supply a minimum annual volume. Executive chairman Dick Stead said: “The launch of YodelDirect opens up a whole […]
Royal Mail has said it delivered a “resilient performance in challenging markets” despite its group profit falling by a third in the last year.
CollectPlus is to offer Amazon.co.uk customers a service that will see parcels delivered to one of its 5,000 stores across the UK. Customers using the online retailer can now opt for a CollectPlus ‘pick up location’ at the checkout, increasing options for delivery and convenience. CollectPlus CEO Mark Lewis says: “[We are] already integrated into Amazon.co.uk Marketplace, so sellers can choose us as their delivery service. The extension of our service means that more people will be able to use […]
Heathrow-based courier Crossflight has acquired the operations of North London firm DDI Worldwide as part of its expansion strategy. As of today (7 January), Crossflight will run DDI’s express courier, UK overnight and mail services out of its headquarters in Heathrow. Crossflight said the move will be seamless for all of DDI’s customers and the combined company will operate under the Crossflight brand. Crossflight MD Richard Stoughton said: “This important acquisition not only allows us to grow our business further, […]