DHL Supply Chain has been delivering a huge uplift in online orders experienced by Debenhams this Christmas.Demand has already rocketed by over 250% on average levels, reaching a 300% uplift during the peak customer ordering periods. Of the 150,000 product lines DHL manages for Debenhams, so far Calvin Klein men’s underwear, the Vtech Playtime Bus and ‘Hello Kitty’ body art transfer set and beauty box are proving most popular. According to Debenhams, mobile sales are proving a strong growth area […]
Parcel specialist Hermes is to open two depots in the South East as it prepares for the Christmas peak. A 52,000 ft² warehouse in West Thurrock, Essex, will be located between Lakeside Shopping Centre and the QE2 Bridge near to the A13 and M25. Hermes will create 60 new jobs at the site in management, administration, warehousing and driver roles. The second site in Maidstone, Kent, will replace its exisiting depot in Rochester, doubling warehousing capacity in the area to […]
DHL Supply Chain has won a deal to provide a next day delivery service for Saab parts supplier Orio UK.
Royal Mail will be opening 10 temporary sort centres for the third consecutive peak to help sort the forecast high volume of parcels.