City Link is to offer a two-hour window for B2C deliveries in a bid to increase its first time delivery rate and boost service levels. The parcel carrier, which was bought by turnaround investment firm Better Capital last year, will provide consumers with an estimated two-hour slot for delivery, and the option of rearranging it if they’re elsewhere. The service, called On Our Way, will be rolled out from mid-February and is due to complete by the summer. City Link […]
City Link has ordered 85 new Lawrence David single-decker trailers in the second stage of its strategy to update 40% of its trailer fleet by the summer.
UK Mail Group has made a “satisfactory” start to its financial year, with revenue up by 13% compared with the same period last year, or by 10% if excluding Royal Mail price hikes implemented on 2 April. First-quarter results, for the period 1 April to 10 July, show mixed fortunes across the group’s four divisions – parcels, mail, courier and pallets – with tight cost control remaining a key focus across the board. The parcels business showed good growth in […]
CollectPlus has reported record volumes, more than doubling the number of parcels handled last year to 7.7 million, up from 3.3 million the year before.