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 is to increase its nationwide capacity by opening 15 new or upgraded depots by the end of next year, including three that will be double the size of its regular sites.
Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has stressed the need for retailers and carriers to rethink the way they handle unexpected additional volume during seasonal peaks.