Amazon plans to open four more depots under its ‘Amazon Logistics’ business in 2014 to give it more flexibility and capacity. The online retailer hopes to open four more regional sites at undisclosed locations in the North West, South W est, the Midlands and Yorkshire, in addition to sites already operational in Oxford, Birmingham, Milton Keynes and London. The 50,000ft² sites will act as hubs for local areas, on top of its NDCs in Dunfermline, Gourock, Hemel Hempstead, Milton Keynes, […]
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has called on online retailers to increase the number of delivery options they offer consumers and consider using more third party carriers, as demand from internet shoppers and pressure on carrier capacity continues to grow.
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]
Despite volumes being hit by the first Covid-19 pandemic lockdown last year, the boom in e-commerce has seenPallet-Track rally to deliver a 57% leap in pre-tax profit.