Nightline’s CEO has said the introduction of a postcode system in the Republic of Ireland will reduce costs and improve efficiency when delivering to customers. John Tuohy said that the planned postcode system will improve route planning and will allow it to automate parcel sorting, much of which is currently done manually. The parcel carrier was also involved in the government’s consultation for the system, which is scheduled to be introduced by spring 2015. “We’re delighted with the progress,” Tuohy […]
City Link is to offer a two-hour window for B2C deliveries in a bid to increase its first time delivery rate and boost service levels.
UK Mail saw its profit tumble by more than 80% in the six months ending 30 September 2015, after its relocation to a new hub and “teething issues” with the facility’s technology.
A 15% surge in online retail returns is expected to be handled by parcel carriers today (6 December), following the high volumes processed on ‘Cyber Monday’. A peak in the number of items being returned is expected to be handled on ‘Boomerang Thursday’, CollectPlus research has revealed. The firm found that a quarter of online shoppers are happy to return items today as they are confident they will receive replacements before Christmas. Software firm MetaPack revealed that over 2 million […]