Online retail giant Amazon has predicted that the busiest day for online shopping orders will be Monday 2 December, which is likely to trigger an increase in volumes handled by parcel carriers. Amazon saw around 3.5m items ordered on last year’s ‘Cyber Monday’, which fell on 3 December 2012, and estimated that a truck left one its eight UK fulfilment centres every two minutes and 10 seconds. It also expects that its sale at the end of the month, known […]
XPO Logistics has been awarded the contract to manage a new fulfilment centre in Lichfield, Staffordshire for online fashion retailer ASOS.
The consumer delivery subsidiary of Hermes, myHermes, has launched a new international parcel delivery service which aims to support SMEs.
Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic could begin as early as next year, with the logistics industry benefitting from new behaviours that could launch an e-commerce boom and more collaborative ways of working forged during the crisis, according to XPO chief executive Bradley Jacobs.