Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has won a home delivery contract with leisure retailer Skate Hut. The contract will cover economy, premium, international, and parcel shop deliveries by a range of parcel delivery firms, using GFS’s carrier management system. The Halesowen, West Midlands-based company chose GFS as it believes customers have different delivery preferences in different regions. Skate Hut has also introduced GFS-liveried trailers into its fleet, which will be used to take parcels to selected carrier hubs. Skate Hut MD […]
Nightline’s CEO has said the introduction of a postcode system in the Republic of Ireland will reduce costs and improve efficiency when delivering to customers.
TNT Post has signed a deal with convenience store parcel network CollectPlus to provide international deliveries for SMEs. The new service will give smaller online retailers the opportunity to drop off parcels for worldwide delivery at one of 4,800 CollectPlus stores nationwide. Director of international parcels for TNT Post, Bob van Ierland said: “A majority of online entrepreneurs in the UK plan to expand internationally within the coming 12 months. “They will need access to international shipping services around the […]
Parcelforce Worldwide is to invest £75m in its network and hubs over the next four years, creating 1,000 new jobs. The investment, which is part of parent company Royal Mail Group’s strategy to expand its express parcel business in the UK and internationally, will also see the opening of a new parcel processing centre in Chorley, Lancashire, as well as two additional depots in Cornwall and Hampshire. There are also plans for nine of its 53 existing depots across the […]