Yodel has appointed Nick Porter as its new sales and marketing director. Porter joins the parcels firm from rival City Link’s parent Rentokil Initial, where he was group sales director. Porter has also worked in senior commercial roles at TNT Express and Iron Mountain, as well as being a non-executive director and trustee of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Dick Stead, Yodel’s executive chairman, said: “Nick brings a wealth of experience in sales and marketing and the carrier industry. We’re […]
Yodel saw demand for alcohol and fresh food rocket in the peak period between 15 November and 2 January, with volumes up 89% on the same time last year and 3.2m parcels delivered. Fresh food parcels increased by 101%.
CollectPlus is to offer Amazon.co.uk customers a service that will see parcels delivered to one of its 5,000 stores across the UK. Customers using the online retailer can now opt for a CollectPlus ‘pick up location’ at the checkout, increasing options for delivery and convenience. CollectPlus CEO Mark Lewis says: “[We are] already integrated into Amazon.co.uk Marketplace, so sellers can choose us as their delivery service. The extension of our service means that more people will be able to use […]
Retailer John Lewis has launched a trial allowing customers to collect goods from CollectPlus outlets.