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 […]
The government’s apprenticeship levy will come into force in April 2017. This means in just four months, companies with a payroll of £3m or more will be paying 0.5% of that cost into a pot, which UK businesses will be able to draw from for staff training.
Royal Mail has bought parcel data management platform NetDespatch as part of its ongoing efforts to boost its technological capabilities.
Both DPD UK and UPS (via Cross River Partnership) provided delegates at Freight in the City 2018 with more details on their respective electric-powered urban distribution operations in the capital.