Parcel giant FedEx Express is preparing for its busiest ‘Cyber Monday’ yet, expecting an 11% year-on-year increase in worldwide parcel volumes. It estimates it will move around 22 million parcels on Monday 2 December, which Amazon has warned will be the busiest day for online retail orders. Last year, the operator received around 19.9 million parcels on its busiest day. Volumes coming into FedEx’s network in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region are expected to peak on 16 […]
DPD has expanded its international home delivery service with the launch of DPD Direct, collaborating with domestic parcel carriers in 12 countries.
CitySprint has introduced a one-hour delivery-window service for retailers, allowing them to offer greater flexibility in regards customer deliveries. The MyTime service, launched by the same day courier yesterday, allows customers to choose a specific time and date for delivery: including same day, next day, or delivery on another date specified by the customer. The service, which the courier firm hopes will boost customer satisfaction and therefore loyalty amongst its retail clients, also provides the option to track a parcel […]
A new study from ParcelHero, released today, warns that Brexit red tape and increased duties could see UK traders face a 35% drop in sales of products sourced overseas.