Parcelforce Worldwide has opened a new parcel sort hub in Chorley, Lancashire, as part of parent Royal Mail’s investment in growing its parcels business. The site is capable of processing up to 120,000 parcels per day and will operate alongside its existing national and international hubs in Coventry. Some 120 jobs have been created by the opening of the hub, and follows an investment in 12 of its depots within the last year. MD Gary Simpson said: “The new parcel […]
Hermes opened its 160,000ft² Warrington hub last week, which is capable of handing 550,000 parcels per day.
The majority of online shoppers are unwilling to pay extra for premium parcel delivery, despite demanding greater choice and flexibility, a Hermes survey has revealed. The carrier has stressed the importance of offering a variety of delivery options, after a survey of 1,000 e-retail customers, commissioned by Hermes, found that many did not want to pay extra to cover the additional cost of evening deliveries, despite wanting access to parcels in the evening. Hermes sales and marketing director Gary Winter […]
DPD has launched a customer returns service in conjunction with Hermes, extending the parcel carriers’ seven-year relationship.