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 […]
Almost a third of logistics companies fear new B2C delivery methods such as click and collect, viewing them as a threat to their businesses, according to a report by Barclays.
Nightline is to invest €5m into the roll-out of its self-service parcel terminals across the UK, creating 50 jobs in the process. The Irish carrier says the funding will be used to set up the infrastructure for 400 Parcel Motel locker boxes that will all be operation by the end of 2014. To date, 20 units have been installed around Dublin, with a target of 100 by the end of the year. CEO John Tuohy says the Parcel Motel concept […]