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 […]
Parcelforce operations director Peter Fuller is leaving the company after almost 20 years at the company, to take up the same role at rival UK Mail.
Hermes will shortly be opening a temporary parcel sortation hub in Bradford to accommodate a forecast 15% rise in parcels volume this year.