Parcelforce Worldwide is to begin making deliveries for online retailers on Sundays next month as parent company Royal Mail Group plans to make its services more accessible to consumers. The service will allow its contract customers to offer consumers delivery on a Sunday and will be available nationwide. The group’s Royal Mail brand will also trial a Sunday parcel delivery service within the M25 later this year will pilot opening 100 of its busiest delivery offices across the UK for […]
APC Overnight has unveiled its multi-million pound parcel sortation system at its Cannock, Staffordshire hub, which doubles the company’s overnight capacity ahead of the peak.
Clipper Logistics has won a contract with accessories and beauty products retailer Claire’s. The contract will cover the management and transport for Claire’s’ first online operation for consumers across the UK and Europe.
APC Overnight saw record 30% increase in year-on-year volumes over the Christmas peak, the parcel network said. To keep up with demand, the network increased trunk levels by 35% compared to 2011’s peak figures and fleet numbers increased by 20% across its network of 115 depots. Chief executive Syed Ziaullah said it began holding regional meetings in September to plan for the peak and sent out delivery predictions to each depot to help them plan for the volume uplift. Staffing […]