Same-day delivery company CitySprint has said its Christmas peak was later than ever in December, as more online shoppers left their orders to the last minute. The courier firm said it handled nearly 500,000 retail deliveries throughout November and December with its busiest day falling on 19 December, a day later than in 2012. It also reported that orders remained high up until Christmas Eve, with several deliveries made on Christmas Day itself. Hundreds of deliveries were also made on […]
Peak parcel volumes at Royal Mail Group were up 4% year-on-year, with the post and parcel giant handling 120 million in December alone.
APC Overnight saw record 30% increase in year-on-year volumes over the Christmas peak, the parcel network said. To keep up with demand, the network increased trunk levels by 35% compared to 2011’s peak figures and fleet numbers increased by 20% across its network of 115 depots. Chief executive Syed Ziaullah said it began holding regional meetings in September to plan for the peak and sent out delivery predictions to each depot to help them plan for the volume uplift. Staffing […]
TNT UK is restructuring its operations and sales divisions in a management shake-up that will see up to 15 redundancies.