DPD plans to offer consumers more delivery options to reduce the number of failed delivery attempts, following an upgrade to its Predict service. The service was launched in 2012 and notifies consumers of a one-hour slot when they can expect their parcel to be delivered. The upgrade will notify recipients the evening before delivery and allow them to choose one of five delivery options. These include changing the delivery day, deliver to neighbour, deliver to safe place, collect from nearest […]
Parcel, haulage and freight firm Caribou has acquired Prestwich-based C&D Transport Solutions as part of plans to extend its service offering and broaden its delivery network both in the UK and internationally.
Arrow XL is the UK’s largest multi-user two-man home delivery specialist, delivering around 6,000 orders every day. It was created in April 2013 with the rebranding of Yodel XL to “differentiate itself from its sister company, parcel carrier Yodel”. Chief executive Ian Howell joined Arrow XL in October 2013. His career spans 23 years in logistics and retail, starting with 10 years in operational roles for third party logistics operators including Wincanton and Tibbett & Britten. In 2000 he moved […]
Royal Mail retains 10,000 flexible workers amid record volumes but admits to service issues caused by pandemic
Royal Mail said it had experienced the busiest ever three months in its history at the end of 2020, delivering 496m parcels.