Amazon has begun offering Sunday deliveries through its Amazon Logistics arm, following a successful trial before Christmas. The service was trialled in London during the four peak weeks in December, but the online retail giant now plans to introduce seven day deliveries permanently in London, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Nottingham, Manchester and Leeds. The Amazon Logistics service operates its own regional hubs, but works with third party delivery partners to deliver parcels to customers. Last year it unveiled plans to […]
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]
DPD has invested £3.5m on a new depot in Peterborough, which will be double the size of its current site in the city.
The GMB has launched a legal case against Birmingham-based logistics company UK Express Delivery as part of its campaign against the gig economy.