DPD has launched a customer returns service in conjunction with Hermes, extending the parcel carriers’ seven-year relationship. The recently-launched service will utilise Hermes’ myHermes ParcelShops network by offering DPD customers the opportunity to return unwanted goods by dropping their parcel off at convenience stores. Hermes will then collect parcels from the stores daily. The carriers’ have worked together since 2006 to deliver DPD’s Homecall service, with Hermes providing a 2-5 day home delivery service for DPD. The firms also plan […]
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]
Clipper Logistics has bought return logistics provider Servicecare Support Services for £5.7m and published its first set of results since its flotation earlier this year.
UK Mail Group saw turnover and pre-tax profit climb last year thanks to increased volumes, winning new business and retaining existing customers in its parcel and mail divisions.