City Link is continuing its drive towards the b2c market with the launch of an ad-hoc parcel collection and delivery service for consumers and SMEs. The new ‘Click&Send’ service has been launched in conjunction with comparison website Parcel2Go and will allow business customers sending low volumes, as well as consumers, to send parcels with City link without creating an account first. The carrier is continuing to expand its services outside of its core b2b and SME next-day business and follows […]
City Link cut its first quarter losses by more than a third but remained loss-making ahead of its sale to turnaround investor Better Capital.
Menzies Distribution is looking increasingly towards the parcels market as it looks to diversify the business to offset falling revenues from its core newspaper distribution business.
The majority of online shoppers are unwilling to pay extra for premium parcel delivery, despite demanding greater choice and flexibility, a Hermes survey has revealed. The carrier has stressed the importance of offering a variety of delivery options, after a survey of 1,000 e-retail customers, commissioned by Hermes, found that many did not want to pay extra to cover the additional cost of evening deliveries, despite wanting access to parcels in the evening. Hermes sales and marketing director Gary Winter […]